This latest edition of Resources for Nursing Research provides a comprehensive bibliography of sources on nursing research and includes references for books, journal papers and Internet resources. This Fourth Edition covers the disciplines of nursing, health care, and the social sciences.

Research Priorities

Research priorities

Research Priorities

There have been many studies that aimed to establish priorities for nursing research in clinical practice. Governments, institutions, funding bodies and local personnel all contribute to this debate, and may control what is actually achieved, particularly through the allocation of funding.


3.20.1 Aylott, M. (2000/2001) Research priorities: a Delphi survey. Paediatrc Nursing 12 (10) 16–20 51 References

Reports a three-round Delphi survey that aimed to establish nursing research priorities on children's intensive care units where extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation was used. Resulting themes identified were: labour intensity, consumerism, ethical issues and clinical issues. All of these have implications for planning and organizing a nursing research strategy within paediatric intensive care (CR 2.66).

3.20.2 Bakker, D.A. & Fitch, M.I. (1998) Oncology nursing research priorities: a Canadian ...

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