January 1, 2009
This chapter of "Nursing Policy Research: Turning Evidence-Based Research into Health Policy" reviews the conceptual and practical issues related to conducting surveys, including development of the research topic and survey questions, maximizing data collection, and coping with common problems.
October 1, 2009
Multisite studies provide large, diverse samples with sufficient statistical power to detect significant associations between nursing systems, care processes and outcomes. In this article, the researchers provide the example of six lessons learned from a nursing-led multisite study on non-intercepted medication errors in 14 acute care hospitals.