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Evaluating meta-ethnography: a synthesis of qualitative research on lay experiences of diabetes and diabetes care.
Interest in how qualitative health research might be used more widely to inform health policy and medical practice is growing. Synthesising findings from individual qualitative studies may be oneExpand
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Resisting medicines: a synthesis of qualitative studies of medicine taking.
The study aimed to synthesise qualitative studies of lay experiences of medicine taking. Most studies focused on the experience of those not taking their medicine as prescribed, with few consideringExpand
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Evaluating meta-ethnography: systematic analysis and synthesis of qualitative research.
BACKGROUND Methods for reviewing and synthesising findings from quantitative research studies in health care are well established. Although there is recognition of the need for qualitative researchExpand
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Illness in the context of older age: the case of stroke.
Stroke is popularly conceived of as an illness which shatters lives. The discourse of shattered lives, articulated more generally within the sociological literature on chronic illness asExpand
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A patient-centred study of the consequences of stroke
Objective: To explore subjective accounts of the consequences of stroke. Design: Qualitative methods using depth interviews. Participants and setting: Forty people sampled ten months post stroke fromExpand
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What do young people think about their school-based sex and relationship education? A qualitative synthesis of young people's views and experiences
Objectives Although sex and relationship education (SRE) represents a key strand in policies to safeguard young people and improve their sexual health, it currently lacks statutory status, governmentExpand
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A critical review of the concept of patient motivation in the literature on physical rehabilitation.
Rehabilitation professionals have long suspected that a patient's motivation plays an important role in determining the outcome of therapy, despite the lack of a clear definition of the phenomenon.Expand
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Qualitative analysis of stroke patients' motivation for rehabilitation
Abstract Objective: To explore the attitudes and beliefs of stroke patients identified by professionals as having either “high” or “low” motivation for rehabilitation. Design: Qualitative study withExpand
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What is best practice in sex and relationship education? A synthesis of evidence, including stakeholders’ views
Objectives Sex and relationship education (SRE) is regarded as vital to improving young people’s sexual health, but a third of schools in England lacks good SRE and government guidance is outdated.Expand
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Where is the evidence that animal research benefits humans?
Much animal research into potential treatments for humans is wasted because it is poorly conducted and not evaluated through systematic reviews Clinicians and the public often consider it axiomaticExpand
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