Watering down ethnography.

@article{Jowsey2016WateringDE,
  title={Watering down ethnography.},
  author={Tanisha Jowsey},
  journal={BMJ quality & safety},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={554-5}
}
As a medical anthropologist who has worked in primary healthcare research and medical education for many years, I was delighted to come across a recent article by Lamba et al, entitled ‘Identifying patient safety problems during team rounds: an ethnographic study.’ I am currently working on several research projects that involve observing healthcare practitioners in various settings—the clinic, wards, surgical theatres— with a view to applying anthropological methods to understanding the… CONTINUE READING