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 OJN  Vol.4 No.2 , February 2014
Nurses’ perspective of the research-practice gap in nursing
Abstract: This work aims to explore the views of Nigerian nurses on research-practice gap in the clinical practice and the challenges in the utilization of nursing research. The results from in-depth interview and focus group discussion demonstrated that a research-practice gap existed in the clinical setting. The nurses generally did not utilize research findings in their practice. Some useful suggestions were recommended to solve the problem.
Cite this paper: Agbedia, C. , Okoronkwo, I. , Onokayeigho, E. and Agbo, M. (2014) Nurses’ perspective of the research-practice gap in nursing. Open Journal of Nursing, 4, 95-100. doi: 10.4236/ojn.2014.42013.
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