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Are we closer to being a research-based profession?

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Are we closer to being a research-based profession?

Vanessa Jones
1 March 2007

Having witnessed many changes in nursing in the past 37 years I have found myself asking if we are any nearer to becoming a research– based profession. In the age of evidencebased practice, the view that research is only for academic nurses and not for the clinical nurse who has neither the time nor inclination to read or engage in research, continues to challenge those of us involved in university-based education.

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