Using Grounded Theory In Nursing

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Rita Sara Schreiber, RN, DNS, Phyllis Noerager Stern, DNS, FAAN, NAP
Springer Publishing Company, Jun 6, 2001 - Medical - 272 pages
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This uniformly fine book extends and intensifies the dialogue about grounded theory and nursing.... well-designed, well-crafted, and accessible.
--Sally A. Hutchinson, PhD, RN, FAAN

...the torch has been passed to a new generation of grounded theorists.... The editors have assembled chapters by many of the best-known scholars in North America.
--Sandra P. Thomas, PhD, RN, FAAN


What is grounded theory? How is it done? When is it most appropriate to use? Grounded theory can be the research method of choice for nurses seeking to find out how people cope with existing or potential health challenges. This book offers broad coverage of method, background, philosophical roots, and new directions for grounded theory in nursing.

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Rita Sara Schreiber, RN, DNS, is an Associate Professor at he School of Nursing, University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. With her Colleagues, she is founder of the Grounded Theory Club, a mentoring project to enable grounded theorists to develop their own research skills as well as the methodology. She has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in areas of practice, gender, methodology, and women's experience with depression and treatment.

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