How to make research happen: working with staff.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Implementing a research project in a clinical nursing unit requires the researcher to gain cooperation and support from administration, physicians, and the nursing staff. In this article the site coordinators from the Transition of the Preterm Infant to an Open Crib research-utilization project share their strategies for generating support, energizing the staff nurses, assuring compliance with the study, resolving problems, and bringing the project to closure. Many of the strategies used can be applied to other research projects by nurse researchers interested in using clinical nursing units as research sites.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Turner, BS; Weiss, M

Published Date

  • May 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 345 - 349

PubMed ID

  • 8057189

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6909

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0884-2175

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1552-6909.1994.tb01887.x


  • eng