Why, when and how to update a meta-ethnography qualitative synthesis

  title={Why, when and how to update a meta-ethnography qualitative synthesis},
  author={Emma F. France and Mary Wells and Heidi Lang and Brian Williams},
  booktitle={Systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Meta-ethnography is a unique, systematic, qualitative synthesis approach widely used to provide robust evidence on patient and clinician beliefs and experiences and understandings of complex social phenomena. It can make important theoretical and conceptual contributions to health care policy and practice. RESULTS Since beliefs, experiences, health care contexts and social phenomena change over time, the continued relevance of the findings from meta-ethnographies cannot be assumed… CONTINUE READING
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