Lost in translation? Undertaking transcultural qualitative research
David Mervyn Allsup Director of Pre-registration Studies, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Studies, University of Wales
Mayumi Okuyama Clinical Teacher, Department of Nursing, Okayama Prefectural University, Soja, Okayama, Japan
If nurses are to undertake rigorous transcultural research, they must take account of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the countries in which they propose to complete their work. Fiona Elizabeth Irvine and colleagues describe the experiences of researchers undertaking the qualitative phase of a study of Japanese and UK nurse educators, and consider the measures that can be taken to enhance the rigour of transcultural research.
14, 3, 46-59.
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