Methodological Challenges in Rural and Frontier Nursing Research
Rural/frontier nursing research poses unique methodological challenges, including definitional inconsistency, social/cultural issues, methodological/statistical concerns, and the inherent diversity among rural communities. These challenges need to be creatively addressed to enhance the rural/frontier nursing research body of knowledge.
Bigbee, Jeri L. and Lind, Bonnie. (2007). "Methodological Challenges in Rural and Frontier Nursing Research". Applied Nursing Research, 20(2), 104-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apnr.2007.01.001