Human Experiences: The Empirical – Analytical Paradigm Introduction Human experiences can be investigated in many ways including the use of the empirical – analytical paradigm or a quantitative research approach which is a scientific approach and the use of qualitative research methods such as hermeneutics which explores the experiences of individuals. The investigation of these experiences can provide healthcare workers with the information and understanding that will guide them in performing evaluations and assessment of their patients in order to improve the quality of care. There are situations where the experiences and views of a small population are so varied that they need to be explored using an approach that will enable the...The end:
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