Harper, P., Ersser, S. J. and Gobbi, M., 2008. Ethnomethodological Ethnography and its application to nursing. Journal of Nursing Research, 13 (4), pp. 311-323.
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This paper examines the use of a qualitative research methodology, ethnomethodological ethnography that has had little application within nursing, whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere. This methodology is concerned with describing how members of a social group perceive, define and classify the ways that they perform their daily activities and what meanings they assign to these activities. Ethnomethodological ethnography analyses the everyday methods people use to construct and sustain the typical activities in their cultural world, that is, their ‘sense assembly equipment'. This enables them to act in ways that are congruent with their culturally learnt attitudes. Although this paper focuses on describing ethnomethodological ethnography, examples of its use in a study of nursing practice are provided from a doctoral study that explored the everyday methods military nurses used to rationalise their post-operative pain assessment decisions. From the experiences of this study, it is argued that ethnomethodological ethnography is a valuable methodology for investigating how nurses rationalise their decisions within nursing practice.
|Additional Information:||Note that the authorship of this article has been attributed to solely to Phil Harper in error. For correct authorship see Erratum here [ http://jrn.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/13/5/455 ].|
|Subjects:||Technology > Medicine and Health|
|Group:||School of Health and Social Care > Centre for Wellbeing and Quality of Life|
|Deposited By:||Ms Alison Jackson LEFT|
|Deposited On:||07 Nov 2008 14:06|
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