Exploring the effect of conducting sensitive research
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Exploring the effect of conducting sensitive research

Julie McGarry Associate professor and director of graduate entry nursing, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham, Derby

The term ‘sensitive research’ has become recognised in health and social care research literature generally. It has been used to describe a wide range of topics, undertaken across a variety of disciplines and settings, using a range of methods. Drawing on evidence from other disciplines, this article examines the particular issues and effects that arise for nurses in carrying out sensitive research as the field continues to evolve.

Nurse Researcher. 18, 1, 8-14. doi: 10.7748/nr2010.

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