What is a case study?
Heale, R and Twycross, AM (2017). What is a case study? Evidence-Based Nursing. 21 (1), pp. 7-8.
|Authors||Heale, R and Twycross, AM|
Case study is a research methodology, typically seen in social and life sciences. There is no one definition of case study research. However, very simply… ‘a case study can be defined as an intensive study about a person, a group of people or a unit, which is aimed to generalize over several units’. A case study has also been described as an intensive, systematic investigation of a single individual, group, community or some other unit in which the researcher examines in-depth data relating to several variables.
|Keywords||1103 Clinical Sciences|
|Journal citation||21 (1), pp. 7-8|
|Publisher||London South Bank University|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1136/eb-2017-102845|
|19 Dec 2017|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||27 Feb 2018|
|Accepted||19 Dec 2017|
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