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Comfort Theory: A Unifying Framework to Enhance the Practice Environment.
Journal of Nursing Administration, 2012 Volume 36, Number 11, pp 538-544
Evidence-based practice: why does it matter?
ISNA Bulletin (ISNA BULL), Nov2012-Jan2013; 39(1): 6-10.
How to Read a Research Article
Hudson-Barr, D. (2004). Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 9(2), 70-72
Why We Need Qualitative Research
Black, N. (1994). Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 48,425-426.
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