Is it research?

Appl Nurs Res. 1995 Nov;8(4):199-201. doi: 10.1016/s0897-1897(95)80441-2.


Although the two important processes have many shared methods, they also have distinct features that need to be made explicit, especially when sharing findings in a public arena. Let nurses take the lead in forthright reporting of findings, by clearly identifying their origins and making recommendations for future investigations--both in research and organizational improvement projects.

MeSH terms

  • Diffusion of Innovation
  • Human Experimentation
  • Humans
  • Nursing Research / methods*
  • Nursing Research / standards
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care*
  • Total Quality Management