Issues in phenomenological nursing research: the combined use of pain diaries and interviewing
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Issues in phenomenological nursing research: the combined use of pain diaries and interviewing

Kathryn A Clarke Lead Nurse Clinical Governance/Practice Development, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, North Wales, UK
Ron Iphofen Senior Lecturer, Sociology of Health, Director of Postgraduate Studies, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Studies, University of Wales, Bangor, UK

Kathryn Clarke and Ron Iphofen describe how combining two methods – diaries and interviews – proved fruitful in a study that sought to explore the experience of living with chronic pain. The authors conclude that their innovative approach provided contrasting and complementary data for future hermeneutic analysis

Nurse Researcher. 13, 3, 62-74. doi: 10.7748/nr2006.04.13.3.62.c5979

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