Case study research with children and their families

July 2008
Paediatric Nursing;Jul2008, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p39
Academic Journal
The article summarises the fundamentals of case study research which will appeal to paediatric nurses. It is noted that the objective of case study research is to develop a detailed understanding of the case in relation to a stated context. Also discussed are three separate influences which tend to shape what the case study researcher normally do, including positivist research. Types of such a study are exploratory, descriptive and explanatory.


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