Resultados: 6

Nursing theory development

This paper analyzes knowledge and theory development in the discipline of nursing. Nursing theory development is characterized by nursing’s unique perspective: a distinct focus of the discipline of nursing. In a recognized nursing theory, the nursing metaparadigm’s concepts of person, environment, he...

Knowledge and attitude: important components in diabetes education

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 17 (4), 2009
This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted from March to November 2007 at a research and community services center of a Brazilian university. It aimed to explore the knowledge and attitude of people with diabetes mellitus who were attending a diabetes self-care education program. The sample was...

Demographic differences of adults with Diabetes Mellitus: a cross-sectional study

The purpose of this study was to examine differences in scores on diabetes knowledge, social support, self-efficacy, self-care agency, self-care management, and glycemic control of individuals who were males or females, younger or older, with less or more education, with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and wi...

An overview of research designs relevant to nursing: Part 3: Mixed and multiple methods

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 15 (5), 2007
This third article of the series "An Overview of Research Designs Relevant to Nursing" presents the use of mixed or multiple methods in nursing research. The use of mixed or multiple methods is a growing trend that offers another option for researchers in addressing the complex health problems faced in n...

An overview of research designs relevant to nursing: part 2: qualitative research designs

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 15 (4), 2007
This second article of the series An Overview of Research Designs Relevant to Nursing presents qualitative research designs. Phenomenological, ground theory, ethnography, narrative inquiry, and other related qualitative-related research methodologies are described. In addition, the importance of qualitat...

An overview of research designs relevant to nursing: Part 1: quantitative research designs

Rev. latinoam. enferm; 15 (3), 2007
This three part series of articles provides a brief overview of relevant research designs in nursing. The first article in the series presents the most frequently used quantitative research designs. Strategies for non-experimental and experimental research designs used to generate and refine nursing know...