Qualitative research: standards, challenges, and guidelines

@article{Malterud2001QualitativeRS,
  title={Qualitative research: standards, challenges, and guidelines},
  author={K. Malterud},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2001},
  volume={358},
  pages={483-488}
}
  • K. Malterud
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Qualitative research methods could help us to improve our understanding of medicine. Rather than thinking of qualitative and quantitative strategies as incompatible, they should be seen as complementary. Although procedures for textual interpretation differ from those of statistical analysis, because of the different type of data used and questions to be answered, the underlying principles are much the same. In this article I propose relevance, validity, and reflexivity as overall standards for… CONTINUE READING
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