Guest editorial: Pragmatic trials: Is this a useful method in nursing research?

King, Kathryn M. and Thompson, David R. (2008) Guest editorial: Pragmatic trials: Is this a useful method in nursing research?. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17 11: 1401-1402. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02297.x


Author King, Kathryn M.
Thompson, David R.
Title Guest editorial: Pragmatic trials: Is this a useful method in nursing research?
Journal name Journal of Clinical Nursing   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0962-1067
1365-2702
Publication date 2008-06-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Editorial
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02297.x
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 17
Issue 11
Start page 1401
End page 1402
Total pages 2
Editor Roger Watson
Place of publication Oxford, U.K.
Publisher Blackwell Science
Language eng
Subject C1
1110 Nursing
Abstract The article presents the author's comments on the suitability of pragmatic trials for nursing research. It informs that pragmatic trials are generally undertaken to establish effectiveness of an intervention. It reports that pragmatic trials aim to provide evidence to help practitioners and patients choose between clinically relevant treatments or alternatives.
Keyword Pragmatic trials
Nursing research methods
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code

 
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