Qualitative research in health care: I. The scope and validity of methods.

@article{Fitzpatrick1996QualitativeRI,
  title={Qualitative research in health care: I. The scope and validity of methods.},
  author={Raymond Fitzpatrick and Mary G Boulton},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={1996},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={123-30}
}
It is increasingly argued that qualitative approaches have an important role in health care research. A wide range of methods are used to collect qualitative data, including in-depth interviews, focus groups and observational methods such as participant observation. The reliability and validity of qualitative studies can be addressed by a variety of techniques. Although there is less consensus about appropriate methods of analysing qualitative data, such analyses tend to be grounded in the data… CONTINUE READING

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