Methodological problems associated with practice-close research.

  title={Methodological problems associated with practice-close research.},
  author={Else Lykkeslet and Eva Gjengedal},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  volume={17 5},
Within the health professions, it is not uncommon to investigate problems in one's field of practice, but researchers who study their own field are bound to encounter both ethical and methodological problems. In this article, the authors focus on some of the challenges in what they have chosen to call practice-close research. They focus on two issues within this area: the researcher's ability to explicate his or her preconceptions and the researcher's interaction with the participants in the… CONTINUE READING