Data collection in qualitative research
Barrett, D and Twycross, AM (2018). Data collection in qualitative research. Evidence-Based Nursing. 21 (3), pp. 63-64.
|Authors||Barrett, D and Twycross, AM|
Qualitative research methods allow us to better understand the experiences of patients and carers; they allow us to explore how decisions are made and provide us with a detailed insight into how interventions may alter care. To develop such detailed and rich information, qualitative research requires data which are holistic, rich and nuanced, allowing themes and findings to emerge through careful analysis. This article provides an overview of the core approaches to data collection in qualitative research, exploring their strengths, weaknesses and challenges.
|Keywords||1103 Clinical Sciences|
|Journal citation||21 (3), pp. 63-64|
|Publisher||BMJ Publishing Group|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1136/eb-2018-102939|
|01 Jun 2018|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||25 May 2018|
|Accepted||04 May 2018|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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