Family nursing research: precepts from paragons and peccadilloes.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The authors present 10 precepts that address the successes, as well as complexities and shortcomings, found in family nursing research as it has been conducted over the past decade. Problems with methodology, data collection and aggregation, random variables, and consistency with the unit of analysis all present challenges to the proper conduct of family nursing research. The authors cite these and other concerns in a critical analysis illustrated by examples from the growing body of family nursing literature.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gilliss, CL; Davis, LL

Published Date

  • January 1, 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 28 - 33

PubMed ID

  • 1537987

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1365-2648

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0309-2402

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1365-2648.1992.tb01815.x


  • eng