Week 4 Module 2 – Discussion: Data Collection
1. A nurse researcher is interested in gathering data on an intervention/experiment that impacts the quality of life of individuals with lung cancer. What determines which method (qualitative, quantitative or both) the researcher should use? What methods do you think the nurse researcher should use to collect data?
2. Recall the last time you performed a physical assessment on a patient. Describe a “real world” example of what type of data you able to gather through the assessment and interview? What type of information were you able to gather through observation? What open-ended questions did you use? What closed-ended questions did you use?
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