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Assessing quality in qualitative research
Two views of how qualitative methods might be judged are outlined and it is argued that qualitative research can be assessed according to two broad criteria: validity and relevance.
Systematically reviewing qualitative and quantitative evidence to inform management and policy-making in the health field
The key stages in reviewing and synthesizing qualitative and quantitative evidence for decision-making are described and various strategies that could offer a way forward are looked at.
Qualitative Research: Rigour and qualitative research
This paper gives examples of the principal approaches within qualitative research and summarises them into a methodological checklist to help readers of reports of qualitative projects to assess the quality of the research.
Qualitative Research in Health Care
This fully revised and updated edition of Qualitative Research in Health Care offers a clear and accessible introduction to conducting and interpreting qualitative research, incorporating new…
Qualitative Research: Reaching the parts other methods cannot reach: an introduction to qualitative methods in health and health services research
The aim of this series of papers is to show the value of a range of qualitative techniques and how they can complement quantitative research.
Making Health Policy
The health policy framework helps clarify the role of the state and the private sector in health policy and lays out the priorities for implementation and reform.
Synthesizing Qualitative and Quantitative Health Evidence: A Guide to Methods
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the range of approaches and methods available for synthesising qualitative and quantitative evidence and a detailed explanation of why this is important.
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Describing the impact of health research: a Research Impact Framework
The Research Impact Framework provided prompts and descriptive categories that helped researchers systematically identify a range of specific and verifiable impacts related to their work (compared to ad hoc approaches they had previously used), and could also help researchers think through implementation strategies and identify unintended or harmful effects.
The dark side of coproduction: do the costs outweigh the benefits for health research?
This work summarises the arguments in favour of coproduction, the different approaches to establishing coproductive work and their costs, and proposes some preliminary advice to help decide whenCoproduction is likely to be more or less useful.