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Read the Questionnaires Versus Interviews section in the textbook. How are these guidelines similar and different from data collected by nurses when giving care? What principles did you identify that arenew to you but could be important in improving your collection of clinical data? Although Polit and Beck (2017) state questionnaires are considered tobe relatively cost effective, can provide anonymity and possibly ensure the absence of interview bias, one of the biggest issues is that they have a hard time making it back to the person(s) conducting the survey. I can admit to having one in my car right now that I filled out in its entirety at least a month ago. Questionnaires can be a great tool for those that may have a strong emotional attachment to the topic being surveyed. There are some disadvantages to using a survey questionnaire, for instance what if the person given the survey does not have the cognitive ability to understand it?Or say the person given the survey does not speak English as his/her first language? An interview of patients held by nurses/researchers, using a one-on-one approach is the best way to build a rapport. The nurse should use open ended questions when seeking clarity from the patient responses. In this setting if there are any language barriers or cognitive problems further

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