The journal Nursing Research published a study in which researchers identified the most frequently cited articles published in nursing journals from 1956 to 2011. The publications of three SON faculty members were included in the Top 50.
Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor Margarete Sandelowski, PhD, RN, FAAN, has four publications focused on qualitative methods at positions 2, 3, 13, and 17. Professor Mary Lynn, PhD, has a publication on content validity at position 4. Kenan Distinguished Professor of Nursing Merle Mishel, PhD, RN, FAAN, has a publication on measuring uncertainty in illness at position 30.
The study authors identified the Top 50 articles after conducting an analysis that included over 100,000 articles from 89 nursing journals. For more details on the study, click to see the full text in the September/October issue of Nursing Research.