Using the Literature to Design a Study in the Rehabilitation Setting: An Example with Stroke Patients

Academic Article


  • A literature review can provide direction for decisions that are made at each step of the research process. Rehabilitation nurses can use a review of the research literature to provide the foundation for designing a clinical study. The purpose of this article is to describe how a literature review can contribute to designing nursing studies in rehabilitation care settings. Examples of the literature on discharge planning for stroke patients are used to illustrate this process. 1995 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
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  • Grant JS
  • Start Page

  • 144
  • End Page

  • 148
  • Volume

  • 20
  • Issue

  • 3