Qualitative studies on the patient's experience of weaning from mechanical ventilation.

@article{Cook2001QualitativeSO,
  title={Qualitative studies on the patient's experience of weaning from mechanical ventilation.},
  author={Deborah J Cook and Maureen O. Meade and Alexander G. Perry},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2001},
  volume={120 6 Suppl},
  pages={469S-73S}
}
In contrast to primarily deductive quantitative research, qualitative research aims to interpret data to develop theoretical insights that describe and explain phenomena such as interactions, experiences, roles, perspectives, and organizations. In this review, we summarize qualitative studies that used primarily in-depth personal interviews as a data collection method and a grounded theory analytic approach. The liberal use of illustrative excerpts and interpretive descriptions offer clinicians… CONTINUE READING