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Protecting the power of interventions through proper reporting
Nursing outlook
  • V. S. Conn
  • Patricia S. Groves, University of Iowa
Document Type
Article
Peer Reviewed
1
Publication Date
11-1-2011
NLM Title Abbreviation
Nurs Outlook
PubMed ID
21840555
DOI of Published Version
10.1016/j.outlook.2011.06.003
Abstract

Authors, reviewers, and journal editors are responsible for ensuring that standards of research reporting include detailed descriptions of interventions. The impact of nursing intervention research is much reduced when interventions are poorly described. Nursing research reports often fail to detail descriptions of interventions sufficiently to move future research forward, apply new knowledge in practice, and refine theories. To address this deficit, the authors constructed detailed guidelines for reporting interventions. Based on a review of health care literature, these guidelines include a discussion of theoretical, participant, interventionist, content, and delivery intervention elements with rationale for their inclusion. Suggestions for presenting this information in limited journal space are also presented.

Published Article/Book Citation
Nursing outlook, 59:6 (2011) pp.318-325. DOI:10.1016/j.outlook.2011.06.003.
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Citation Information
V. S. Conn and Patricia S. Groves. "Protecting the power of interventions through proper reporting" Nursing outlook Vol. 59 Iss. 6 (2011) p. 318 - 325 ISSN: 1528-3968
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/patricia_groves/1/