Enhancing the quality and credibility of qualitative analysis.

@article{Patton1999EnhancingTQ,
  title={Enhancing the quality and credibility of qualitative analysis.},
  author={Michael Quinn Patton},
  journal={Health services research},
  year={1999},
  volume={34 5 Pt 2},
  pages={1189-208}
}
Varying philosophical and theoretical orientations to qualitative inquiry remind us that issues of quality and credibility intersect with audience and intended research purposes. This overview examines ways of enhancing the quality and credibility of qualitative analysis by dealing with three distinct but related inquiry concerns: rigorous techniques and methods for gathering and analyzing qualitative data, including attention to validity, reliability, and triangulation; the credibility… CONTINUE READING
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