Conduct of multisite clinical studies by professional organizations.


Journal Article

ISSUES AND PURPOSE:Professional organizations are embracing collaborative multisite research and research utilization projects. This report describes the strategies undertaken and lessons learned from SPN's first multisite study. CONCLUSIONS:Infrastructure concerns (e.g., vision, communication, dissemination of results, resources, and human rights protections) and methodological issues specific to multisite research must be addressed to ensure a successful study. PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS:Multisite studies are an effective mechanism for more rapidly advancing nursing theory and evidence-based nursing practice.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Vessey, JA; Broome, ME; Carlson, K

Published Date

  • January 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 13 - 21

PubMed ID

  • 12715402

Pubmed Central ID

  • 12715402

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1744-6155

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1539-0136

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1744-6155.2003.tb00179.x


  • eng