Data collection in qualitative research

Journal article


Barrett, D and Twycross, AM (2018). Data collection in qualitative research. Evidence-Based Nursing. 21 (3), pp. 63-64.
AuthorsBarrett, D and Twycross, AM
Abstract

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.

Keywords1103 Clinical Sciences
Year2018
JournalEvidence-Based Nursing
Journal citation21 (3), pp. 63-64
PublisherBMJ Publishing Group
ISSN1468-9618
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1136/eb-2018-102939
Publication dates
Print01 Jun 2018
Publication process dates
Deposited25 May 2018
Accepted04 May 2018
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY 4.0
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