Using the Delphi technique in nursing research
Lesley Wilkes Director, Centre for Nursing Research and Practice Development, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
The Delphi technique is often used when consensus views of experts are sought in nursing education, management and clinical work. This article discusses the usefulness of the technique for research in nursing, using personal experience, past critiques and examples from contemporary nursing research.
Nursing Standard. 29, 39, 43-49. doi: 10.7748/ns.29.39.43.e8804Correspondence
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Received: 30 January 2014
Accepted: 14 April 2014