To consider the scope and quality of mixed methods research in nursing.
Focused mapping review and synthesis (FMRS).
Five purposively selected journals: International Journal of Nursing Studies, Journal of Nursing Scholarship, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Worldviews on Evidence‐Based Nursing, and Journal of Mixed Methods Research.
In the target journals,...
Despite the widespread use of Health Care Support Workers (HCSWs) in providing palliative and end‐of‐life care, there is little information available about their contributions towards supporting patients who want to be cared for at home or to die at home. Between January and April 2011, a systematic review was conducted to address two questions: (i) What particular tasks/roles do HCSWs perform when...
AimThis research protocol describes and justifies a study to assess patients' cardiac‐related beliefs (i.e. illness representations, knowledge/misconceptions, cardiac treatment beliefs), motivation and mood over time to predict non‐attendance at a cardiac rehabilitation programme by measuring weekly/monthly changes in these key variables.
BackgroundHeart disease is the UK's leading cause of death...
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