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    Nursing Research: Problems in Data Collection

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    What are some of the common problems that can occur during data collection related to:

    A. Subjects/ patients
    B. Nurse researchers
    C. The hospital/institution
    D. Other circumstances

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    Some of the common problems that can occur during data collection is in the checklist for the researcher to check for factors which could be influencing or contaminating the data: (adapted from Plummer: 1983):

    A. Subjects/ patients

    Source 1: the Life history informant (subject/patients)

    ? Is misinformation (unintended) given?
    ? Has there been any evasion of the question?
    ? Is there any evidence of direct lying or deception?
    ? Is the informant trying to ...

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    This solution explains some of the common problems that can occur during data collection related to subjects/patients, nurse researchers, the hospital/institution and other circumstances.

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