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Improving parental first-aid practices

12 June 2012

Emergency Nurse


Every day, children present to emergency departments (EDs) with injuries sustained at home, school and elsewhere. In the authors’ experience, little, if any,...

Clarifying case study research: examples from practice

01 April 2010

Nurse Researcher

issues in research

Increasingly, nurse researchers are using case studies to explore phenomena in healthcare practice. A key characteristic of case study research is its ability to...

Open AccessSelection, collection and analysis as sources of evidence in case study research

22 March 2017

Nurse Researcher

Evidence & practice

Background Case study research is a valuable way to explore and describe nursing phenomena in their natural contexts. Multiple sources of evidence are critical in...

Linking aims, paradigm and method in nursing research

22 November 2012

Nurse Researcher

A&S Science

Aim To explore the use of paradigms as ontological and philosophical guides for conducting PhD research. Background A paradigm can help to bridge the aims of a study...

Qualitative case study data analysis: an example from practice

15 May 2015

Nurse Researcher

Data analysis

Aim To illustrate an approach to data analysis in qualitative case study methodology. Background There is often little detail in case study research about how data...

Rigour in qualitative case-study research

01 March 2013

Nurse Researcher

Case-study research

Aim To provide examples of a qualitative multiple case study to illustrate the specific strategies that can be used to ensure the credibility, dependability,...