Qualitative research and content validity: developing best practices based on science and experience

  title={Qualitative research and content validity: developing best practices based on science and experience},
  author={Meryl Brod and Laura E. Tesler and Torsten LU Christensen},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
Establishing content validity for both new and existing patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures is central to a scientifically sound instrument development process. Methodological and logistical issues present a challenge in regard to determining the best practices for establishing content validity. This paper provides an overview of the current state of knowledge regarding qualitative research to establish content validity based on the scientific methodological literature and authors… CONTINUE READING
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