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Running Head: QUESTIONNAIRES AND INTERVIEWS 1 Questionnaires and interviews Name Course Instructor Date
QUESTIONNAIRES AND INTERVIEWS 2 Question 1 Read the section Questionnaires versus Interviews on pages 305-306 in the textbook. How are these guidelines similar and different from data collected by nurses when giving care? What principles did you identify that are new to you but could be important in improving your collection of clinical data ? Questionnaires can produce generalized results given that it is possible to have large sample sizes compared to interviews. Nonetheless, the design of questionnaires, errors in coding, wording, respondent unreliability and misinterpretation can potentially threaten the reliability of questionnaires. Interviews are preferred because of higher response rate especially in face to face interviews. Compared to the questionnaires, one would also prefer the interview because a well- designed interview tends to be more in depth. However, for nurses collecting data through interviews, maintaining privacy and confidentiality is of paramount importance. A ccording to Polit, & Beck (2017), close ended questions are preferable in interviews as respondents dislike composing responses. This is a new observation that would prove vital for nurses if they want to

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