- Medical care -- Research
- Qualitative research.
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- Includes bibliographies and index.
- Introduction: Aim and readership -- Part 1: Starting out -- Is there an epistemology for qualitative research? -- Ethical issues in qualitative health research -- Part 2: Collecting data -- Interviewing -- Focus group research: using group dynamics to explore perceptions, experiences and understandings -- Observing method: recognizing the significance of belief, discipline, position and documentation in observational studies -- Part 3: Choosing an approach -- The status of method: flexibility, consistency and coherence -- Clarifying the life-world: descriptive phenomenology -- Hermeneutic phenomenology: the science of interpretation of texts -- Grounded theory: the methodology -- Ethnographic exploration: participation and meaning in everyday life -- Narrative analysis: exploring the whats And hows of personal stories -- Action research for changing and improving practice -- Navigating a qualitative course in programme evaluation -- Engaging feminist thought in research: a participatory approach -- Qualitative writing -- Conclusion: after completion -- Glossary of main terms -- Index.
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