Table of Contents

Introduction to mixed methods research for nursing and the health sciences.
Does mixed methods constitute a change in paradigm?.
Designs for mixed methods research.
Managing mixed methods projects.
Data collection in mixed methods research.
Analysing mixed methods data.
From rigour to trustworthiness : validating mixed methods.
Reporting mixed methods projects.
Mixed methods intervention trials.
A mixed method sequential explanatory study : police referrals to a psychiatric facility.
Action research as a mixed methods design : a palliative approach in residential aged care.
Future challenges for mixed methods research in nursing and the health sciences.