Action Research as a Mixed Methods Design: a Palliative Approach in Residential Aged Care

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dc.contributor.author Phillips, Jane en_US
dc.contributor.author Davidson, Patricia en_US
dc.contributor.editor Andrew, S., Halcomb, E. J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T02:32:18Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T02:32:18Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2010006505 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Phillips Jane and Davidson Patricia 2009, 'Action Research as a Mixed Methods Design: a Palliative Approach in Residential Aged Care', in NA (ed.), Wiley-Blackwell, West Sussex, UK, pp. 1-255. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 9781405167772 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14304
dc.description.abstract The philosophical premises of action research and the pragmatic characteristics of mixed methods researdl are highly congruent. Action research involves the engaging of participants as parblers to improve a situation or address an identified problem through cycles of reflectiOll, planning, action and evaluation (Reason and Bradbury 200]). Importantly, action research is a responsive and dynamic process that allows the complex array of predisposing and contributing issues to be considered, impacts of interventions and interactions observed, outcomes noted and action planned (Winter and Munn-Giddings 2001). A range of data collection methods is applicable to action research, including a mixed methods approach due to its applicability to survey, evaluation and field research. A mixed methods approach is particularly lIsehli as it allows multifaceted observatjons and adaptation of a range of research methodologies to a research setting and questions with unique characteristics (Creswell and Plano Clark 2006). en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Wiley-Blackwell en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title Action Research as a Mixed Methods Design: a Palliative Approach in Residential Aged Care en_US
dc.parent Mixed methods research for nursing and the health sciences en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation West Sussex, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 255 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
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dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1st en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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