Companion studies

Betty R. Ferrell, Marlene Zichi Cohen

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This article addressed the opportunity for companion studies as a vehicle for oncology nursing research. Many opportunities exist for companion study and the work of prior nurse researchers can serve as models of inquiry. A variety of methods may be useful in companion studies. Application of basic research procedures, essential to any scientific investigation, will ensure the quality of the knowledge derived from nursing studies. Oncology nurses are urged to reach for the "roses" among the "thorns.".

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)252-259
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in oncology nursing
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology(nursing)


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