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Understanding Descriptive Research Designs and Methods

Siedlecki, Sandra L. PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, FAAN

doi: 10.1097/NUR.0000000000000493
DEPARTMENTS: Using Research to Advance Nursing Practice

Author Affiliation: Senior Nurse Scientist and Clinical Nurse Specialist, Office of Nursing Research & Innovation, Nursing Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio.

The author reports no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, 3271 Stillwater Dr, Medina, OH 44256 (

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