Margarete Sandelowski

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint "Meta-Jeopardy": the crisis of representation in qualitative metasynthesis
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Nurs Outlook 54:10-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Devices and desires: gender, technology, and American nursing. [Review of: Sandelowski, M. Devices and desires: gender, technology, and American nursing. Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina Pr.; New York: Hill and Wang, 2000]
    Julie Fairman
    Am Hist Rev 107:896-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint From synthesis to script: transforming qualitative research findings for use in practice
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Nursing, USA
    Qual Health Res 16:1350-70. 2006
  4. pmc "Distorted into clarity": a methodological case study illustrating the paradox of systematic review
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:454-65. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Writing usable qualitative health research findings
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Qual Health Res 22:1404-13. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Gender, race/ethnicity, and social class in research reports on stigma in HIV-positive women
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Health Care Women Int 30:273-88. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Stigma in HIV-positive women
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:122-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint In response to: de Witt L. & Ploeg J. (2006) Critical appraisal of rigor in interpretive phenomenological nursing research. Journal of Advanced Nursing 55(2), 215-229
    Margarete Sandelowski
    Cary C Boshamer Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Adv Nurs 55:643-5. 2006
  9. pmc Comparability work and the management of difference in research synthesis studies
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:236-47. 2007
  10. pmc A systematic review comparing antiretroviral adherence descriptive and intervention studies conducted in the USA
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    AIDS Care 21:953-66. 2009

Research Grants

  1. ANALYTIC TECHNIQUES FOR QUALITATIVE METASYNTHESIS
    Margarete Sandelowski; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Integrating Qualitative & Quantitative Research Findings
    Margarete Sandelowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Integrating Qualitative & Quantitative Research Findings
    Margarete Sandelowski; Fiscal Year: 2009

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint "Meta-Jeopardy": the crisis of representation in qualitative metasynthesis
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Nurs Outlook 54:10-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Devices and desires: gender, technology, and American nursing. [Review of: Sandelowski, M. Devices and desires: gender, technology, and American nursing. Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina Pr.; New York: Hill and Wang, 2000]
    Julie Fairman
    Am Hist Rev 107:896-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint From synthesis to script: transforming qualitative research findings for use in practice
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Nursing, USA
    Qual Health Res 16:1350-70. 2006
    ..The process of transformation entailed bringing together the norms and imperatives of scientific research, clinical practice, and artistic presentation...
  4. pmc "Distorted into clarity": a methodological case study illustrating the paradox of systematic review
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:454-65. 2008
    ..Our encounter with findings resistant to synthesis heightened our awareness of the extent to which all systematic reviews are accomplished by practices that paradoxically "distort [research findings] into clarity."..
  5. doi request reprint Writing usable qualitative health research findings
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Qual Health Res 22:1404-13. 2012
    ..Writers of qualitative health research reports might consider these strategies better to showcase the significance and actionability of findings to a wider audience...
  6. doi request reprint Gender, race/ethnicity, and social class in research reports on stigma in HIV-positive women
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Health Care Women Int 30:273-88. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Stigma in HIV-positive women
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:122-8. 2004
    ..To present a metasynthesis of qualitative findings on stigma in HIV-positive women...
  8. ncbi request reprint In response to: de Witt L. & Ploeg J. (2006) Critical appraisal of rigor in interpretive phenomenological nursing research. Journal of Advanced Nursing 55(2), 215-229
    Margarete Sandelowski
    Cary C Boshamer Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Adv Nurs 55:643-5. 2006
  9. pmc Comparability work and the management of difference in research synthesis studies
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:236-47. 2007
    ..These issues are explored by reference to the synthesis of empirical studies of antiretroviral adherence in HIV-positive women in the US...
  10. pmc A systematic review comparing antiretroviral adherence descriptive and intervention studies conducted in the USA
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    AIDS Care 21:953-66. 2009
    ..Our review raises issues about niche standardization and intervention tailoring, targeting, and fidelity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Creating metasummaries of qualitative findings
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Nurs Res 52:226-33. 2003
    ....
  12. pmc Reading, writing and systematic review
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adv Nurs 64:104-10. 2008
    ..This paper offers a discussion of the reading and writing practices that define systematic review...
  13. ncbi request reprint Finding the findings in qualitative studies
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, NC, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 34:213-9. 2002
    ..To describe the challenges of finding the findings in qualitative studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint The travesty of choosing after positive prenatal diagnosis
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, NC 27599, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:307-18. 2005
    ..To integrate the findings of qualitative studies of expectant parents receiving positive prenatal diagnosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Bridging the gap between research and practice: The development of a digital library of research syntheses
    Julie Barroso
    Adult Nurse Practitioner Program, School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 24:85-94. 2006
    ..It provides a concise and comprehensive compilation of findings in two major areas of concern for the seropositive women who were the participants in the studies: motherhood and stigma...
  16. pmc Using qualitative metasummary to synthesize qualitative and quantitative descriptive findings
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Res Nurs Health 30:99-111. 2007
    ....
  17. doi request reprint A qualitative descriptive study of the work of adherence to a chronic heart failure regimen: patient and physician perspectives
    Bradi B Granger
    Duke University Health Systems, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 24:308-15. 2009
    ..This study therefore examined how communication about the HF regimen between patients and their physicians is experienced and understood by both partners...
  18. ncbi request reprint Writing the proposal for a qualitative research methodology project
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:781-820. 2003
    ..Appealing qualitative research proposals adhere to principles that engage writers and readers in an informative and mutually respectful interaction...
  19. pmc Implementation of antiretroviral therapy adherence interventions: a realist synthesis of evidence
    Jennifer Leeman
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Adv Nurs 66:1915-30. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a synthesis of evidence on implementation of interventions to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy...
  20. pmc A mixed-methods approach to synthesizing evidence on mediators of intervention effects
    Jennifer Leeman
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    West J Nurs Res 33:870-900. 2011
    ..Qualitative findings (n = 6) contributed to more in-depth explanations for findings. The methods used have potential to contribute to understanding of core mechanisms of behavioral-change interventions...
  21. pmc Combining adjusted and unadjusted findings in mixed research synthesis
    Corrine I Voils
    Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:429-34. 2011
    ..Yet conducting such mixed research synthesis studies is challenging. Researchers have to determine whether and how to use adjusted and unadjusted quantitative findings in combination with each other and with qualitative findings...
  22. ncbi request reprint Toward a metasynthesis of qualitative findings on motherhood in HIV-positive women
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:153-70. 2003
    ..Clarifying the analytic devices used to create such metasyntheses is essential to demonstrating that despite being far away from participants' lives, these interpretations remain close to them...
  23. ncbi request reprint The challenges of searching for and retrieving qualitative studies
    Julie Barroso
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    West J Nurs Res 25:153-78. 2003
    ..Recommendations are given for searchers and writers of qualitative research...
  24. pmc In or out? Methodological considerations for including and excluding findings from a meta-analysis of predictors of antiretroviral adherence in HIV-positive women
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Adv Nurs 59:163-77. 2007
    ..This paper is a discussion detailing the decisions concerning whether to include or exclude findings from a meta-analysis of report of quantitative studies of antiretroviral adherence in HIV-positive women...
  25. pmc Examining the impact of genetic testing for type 2 diabetes on health behaviors: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Trials 13:121. 2012
    ....
  26. doi request reprint "You need a song to bring you through": the use of religious songs to manage stressful life events
    Jill B Hamilton
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    Gerontologist 53:26-38. 2013
    ..To explore in a sample of older African Americans how religious songs were used to cope with stressful life events and to explore the religious beliefs associated with these songs...
  27. pmc Transforming verbal counts in reports of qualitative descriptive studies into numbers
    Yunkyung Chang
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, NC, USA
    West J Nurs Res 31:837-52. 2009
    ..Yet they offer a temporary workaround for preserving and maximizing the value of information from basic qualitative descriptive studies for systematic reviews. They show also why quantitizing is never simply quantitative...
  28. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse in HIV-positive women
    Julie Barroso
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 15:48-59. 2004
    ..The data on 1,548 women, who were primarily mothers from minority groups, allowed us to construct a trajectory that describes the events of their lives with regard to substance abuse and its intersection with HIV infection...
  29. ncbi request reprint Classifying the findings in qualitative studies
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:905-23. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Using qualitative research
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Qual Health Res 14:1366-86. 2004
    ....
  31. pmc Certified nursing assistants' explanatory models of nursing home resident depression
    Mary Lynn Piven
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Nursing, NC, USA
    West J Nurs Res 30:653-72. 2008
    ..CNAs hold potential to improve the detection of depression and contribute to the emotional care of residents. Attention to staff knowledge deficits and facility barriers may enhance this potential...
  32. ncbi request reprint Meeting the "Now" Need: PMH-APRN-- Interpreter Teams Provide In-Home Mental Health Intervention for Depressed Latina Mothers With Limited English Proficiency
    Linda S Beeber
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 15:249-59. 2009
    ..Future refinements in progress and uses of the model are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of how well research reports facilitate the use of findings in practice
    Jennifer Leeman
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:171-7. 2006
    ..To analyze how research is reported in journal publications as a potential barrier to use of research findings in practice...
  34. doi request reprint Practice-based evidence and qualitative inquiry
    Jennifer Leeman
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 44:171-9. 2012
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint A practical use of theory to study adherence
    Bradi B Granger
    Duke University Health Systems, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 22:152-8. 2007
    ..Using trajectory theory may allow providers to better understand and facilitate patient adherence to the CHF regimen...
  36. ncbi request reprint Motherhood in the context of maternal HIV infection
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Res Nurs Health 26:470-82. 2003
    ..HIV-positive mothers engaged in a distinctive kind of maternal practice-virtual motherhood-to resist forces that disrupted their relationships with and ability to care for their children, as well as their identities as mothers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Life stories of older adults with sickle cell disease
    Coretta M Jenerette
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    ABNF J 22:58-63. 2011
    ..Their stories provide healthcare providers with insight into the supports SCD patients need to improve their health outcomes as they move through the life course...
  38. pmc Text-in-context: a method for extracting findings in mixed-methods mixed research synthesis studies
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adv Nurs 69:1428-37. 2013
    ..Our purpose in this paper is to propose a new method for extracting findings from research reports included in mixed-methods mixed research synthesis studies...
  39. doi request reprint What's in a name? Qualitative description revisited
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Res Nurs Health 33:77-84. 2010
    ..Its value lies not only in the knowledge its use can produce, but also as a vehicle for presenting and treating research methods as living entities that resist simple classification...
  40. doi request reprint "Casing" the research case study
    Margarete Sandelowski
    Cary C Boshamer Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Res Nurs Health 34:153-9. 2011
    ..Case studies may be useful in enhancing programs of research in instrument and intervention development. ..
  41. pmc Evaluating nurses' implementation of an infant-feeding counseling protocol for HIV-infected mothers: The Ban Study in Lilongwe, Malawi
    Yvonne Owens Ferguson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:141-55. 2009
    ..Results indicate that nurses implemented the protocol as designed. Results will help to interpret the BAN Study's outcomes...
  42. pmc Development of a tool to assess fidelity to a psycho-educational intervention
    Mi Kyung Song
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, USA
    J Adv Nurs 66:673-82. 2010
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Spousal support in a behavior change intervention for cholesterol management
    Nina R Sperber
    Health Services Research and Development Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 92:121-6. 2013
    ..To evaluate spousal involvement in a nurse-led intervention for patients with high cholesterol in which patients set health goals and spouses learned support strategies...
  44. pmc Variations in meanings of the personal core value "health"
    Marlyn Allicock
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:347-53. 2008
    ..Preventive health behavior patterns and practices are influenced by many factors. Knowledge about a person's core values may improve the ability to predict decisions related to behaviors such as healthy eating...
  45. doi request reprint Personal growth after severe fetal diagnosis
    Beth Black
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    West J Nurs Res 32:1011-30. 2010
    ..Six of the 10 couples had congruent profiles of change. Negative change was evident in 2 women and 2 men. Recognizing the potential for growth allows nurses opportunities to promote it in the aftermath of severe fetal diagnosis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Developing a theory-based taxonomy of methods for implementing change in practice
    Jennifer Leeman
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Adv Nurs 58:191-200. 2007
    ..In this paper we present a theory-based taxonomy of the methods used to implement change in practice...
  47. doi request reprint When a cigar is not just a cigar: alternative takes on data and data analysis
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Res Nurs Health 34:342-52. 2011
    ..The more varied the interpretive repertoire of researchers, the greater will be their capacity to be tuned in to and credibly account for the varied ways in which data can be seen and treated...
  48. pmc Selective adherence to antihypertensive medications as a patient-driven means to preserving sexual potency
    Corrine I Voils
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Patient Prefer Adherence 2:201-6. 2008
    ..To describe hypertensive patients' experiences with sexual side effects and their consequences for antihypertensive medication adherence...
  49. ncbi request reprint Response to Dave Holmes and Cary Federman: Killing for the state: the darkest side of American nursing
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Nurs Inq 10:139; author reply 140-1. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Visible humans, vanishing bodies, and virtual nursing: complications of life, presence, place, and identity
    Margarete Sandelowski
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 24:58-70. 2002
    ..The posthuman conflation of bodies and information poses the greatest challenge yet to the secure place, presence, and identity of nursing in health care...
  51. ncbi request reprint Qualitative metasynthesis: reflections on methodological orientation and ideological agenda
    Sally Thorne
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Health Res 14:1342-65. 2004
    ..Through understanding the bases of their unique angles of vision, the reader is invited to engage in their commitment to scholarly integrity and intellectual credibility in this emerging methodological challenge...
  52. pmc Research results have expiration dates: ensuring timely systematic reviews
    Julie Barroso
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:454-62. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Words that should be seen but not written
    Margarete Sandelowski
    Res Nurs Health 30:129-30. 2007
  54. pmc In response to "Brimful of STARLITE"
    Margarete Sandelowski
    J Med Libr Assoc 95:233; author reply 233. 2007
  55. pmc Living the golden rule: reciprocal exchanges among African Americans with cancer
    Jill B Hamilton
    Oregon Health and Science University s School of Nursing, Portland, USA
    Qual Health Res 13:656-74. 2003
    ..This study also points to the need to redesign intervention studies to be more inclusive of components that allow the elderly in illness-related situations to maintain their status as givers in their social networks...
  56. ncbi request reprint Counting cats in Zanzibar
    Margarete Sandelowski
    Res Nurs Health 27:215-6. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint Devices and desires: gender, technology, and American nursing. [Review of: Sandelowski, M. Devices and desires: gender, technology, and American nursing. Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina Pr.; New York: Hill and Wang, 2000]
    Regina Morantz-Sanchez
    Historian 65:186-7. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint Tenerlos en la Casa: the material world and craft of family caregiving for relatives with dementia
    Carmen de la Cuesta
    Universidad de Antioquia at Medellin, Colombia
    J Transcult Nurs 16:218-25. 2005
    ..Caring for a relative with dementia is a craft that transforms the material world in which patient and caregiver live. The findings show the value of place-sensitive approaches to the study and practice of caregiving...
  59. ncbi request reprint Divide and conquer: avoiding duplication in the reporting of qualitative research
    Margarete Sandelowski
    Res Nurs Health 29:371-3. 2006
  60. ncbi request reprint Devices and desires: gender, technology, and American nursing. [Review of: Sandelowski, M. Devices and desires: gender, technology, and American nursing. Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina Pr.; New York: Hill and Wang, 2000]
    Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz
    J Am Hist 89:600-1. 2002

Research Grants11

  1. ANALYTIC TECHNIQUES FOR QUALITATIVE METASYNTHESIS
    Margarete Sandelowski; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  2. Integrating Qualitative & Quantitative Research Findings
    Margarete Sandelowski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Integrating Qualitative & Quantitative Research Findings
    Margarete Sandelowski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....