Evaluative criteria for qualitative research in health care: controversies and recommendations.

@article{Cohen2008EvaluativeCF,
  title={Evaluative criteria for qualitative research in health care: controversies and recommendations.},
  author={Deborah J. Cohen and Benjamin F. Crabtree},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={331-9}
}
PURPOSE We wanted to review and synthesize published criteria for good qualitative research and develop a cogent set of evaluative criteria. METHODS We identified published journal articles discussing criteria for rigorous research using standard search strategies then examined reference sections of relevant journal articles to identify books and book chapters on this topic. A cross-publication content analysis allowed us to identify criteria and understand the beliefs that shape them… CONTINUE READING