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
13, 3, 62-74.
Want to read more?
Already subscribed? Log in
Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today
Save over 50% on your first 3 months
Your subscription package includes:
- Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals and their archives
- Customisable dashboard featuring 200+ topics
- RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
- RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
- Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests
Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now