Research Methods: Quantitative Paper

The author of this essay will critically appraise tow nursing articles. A qualitative paper published in the Journal of Advance Nursing (JAN) which will be referred as ‘article one’. A quantitative paper published in the Journal of Wound Care which will be referred as ‘article two’ in this essay. Both articles are wound care related. In order to examine the strength and weakness of the articles, the author of this essay will use a set of tools using a methodological analysis. Therefore demonstrate an understanding of the research process and relate to professional practice. There are severa ...

Design Qualitative & Quantitative Research

Indeed, the positions taken by Individual researchers vary considerably between those Like Barman (1988) who argues for a "best of both worlds" approach by suggesting that qualitative and quantitative approaches be combined to those of scholars like Hughes (1997) whom interacts by stating that such technician solutions underestimate the politics of legitimacy that are associated with the choice of methods. It is the purpose of this essay to analyze these two research frameworks highlighting the positive aspects as well as the flaws and limits, and highlighting the rise of what is often referre ...