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Synthesizing Qualitative Research [electronic resource] : Choosing the Right Approach

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780470656389Publication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.Edition: 2nd edISBN:
  • 9781119959816
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Synthesizing Qualitative Research : Choosing the Right ApproachDDC classification:
  • 610.72
LOC classification:
  • R853.Q34
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Contents:
Synthesizing Qualitative Research: Choosing the Right Approach; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: "It looks great but how do I know if it fits?": an introduction to meta-synthesis research; Chapter 2: Obstacles to the implementation of evidence-based practice in Belgium: a worked example of meta-aggregation; Chapter 3: Medicine taking for asthma: a worked example of meta-ethnography; Chapter 4: The use of morphine to treat cancer related pain: a worked example of critical interpretive synthesis
Chapter 5: The Internet in medical education: a worked example of a realist reviewChapter 6: Mixed methods synthesis: a worked example; Chapter 7: Bayesian approaches to the synthesis of qualitative and quantitative research findings; Chapter 8: Conclusion; Index
Summary: A considerable number of journal publications using a range of qualitative synthesis approaches has been published. Mary Dixon-Woods and colleagues (Mary Dixon-Woods, Booth, & Sutton, 2007) identified 42 qualitative evidence synthesis papers published in health care literature between 1990 and 2004. An ongoing update by Hannes and Macaitis (2010)identified around 100 additional qualitative or mixed methods syntheses. Yet these generally lack a clear, detailed description of what was done and why (Greenhalgh et al, 2007; McInnes & Wimpenny, 2008) . Choices are most commonly influenced by what o
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Synthesizing Qualitative Research: Choosing the Right Approach; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: "It looks great but how do I know if it fits?": an introduction to meta-synthesis research; Chapter 2: Obstacles to the implementation of evidence-based practice in Belgium: a worked example of meta-aggregation; Chapter 3: Medicine taking for asthma: a worked example of meta-ethnography; Chapter 4: The use of morphine to treat cancer related pain: a worked example of critical interpretive synthesis

Chapter 5: The Internet in medical education: a worked example of a realist reviewChapter 6: Mixed methods synthesis: a worked example; Chapter 7: Bayesian approaches to the synthesis of qualitative and quantitative research findings; Chapter 8: Conclusion; Index

A considerable number of journal publications using a range of qualitative synthesis approaches has been published. Mary Dixon-Woods and colleagues (Mary Dixon-Woods, Booth, & Sutton, 2007) identified 42 qualitative evidence synthesis papers published in health care literature between 1990 and 2004. An ongoing update by Hannes and Macaitis (2010)identified around 100 additional qualitative or mixed methods syntheses. Yet these generally lack a clear, detailed description of what was done and why (Greenhalgh et al, 2007; McInnes & Wimpenny, 2008) . Choices are most commonly influenced by what o