qualitative research

Summary

Summary: Research that derives data from observation, interviews, or verbal interactions and focuses on the meanings and interpretations of the participants (From Holloway and Wheeler, "Ethical issues in qualitative nursing research," Nursing Ethics, 1995 Sep; 2(3): 223-232).

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Three approaches to qualitative content analysis
    Hsiu Fang Hsieh
    Fooyin University, Kaohsiung Hsien, Taiwan
    Qual Health Res 15:1277-88. 2005
  2. ncbi Qualitative content analysis in nursing research: concepts, procedures and measures to achieve trustworthiness
    U H Graneheim
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea 90187, Sweden
    Nurse Educ Today 24:105-12. 2004
  3. ncbi Consolidated criteria for reporting qualitative research (COREQ): a 32-item checklist for interviews and focus groups
    Allison Tong
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:349-57. 2007
  4. pmc Patient adherence to tuberculosis treatment: a systematic review of qualitative research
    Salla A Munro
    South African Cochrane Centre, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS Med 4:e238. 2007
  5. ncbi The qualitative content analysis process
    Satu Elo
    Department of Nursing and Health Administration, University of Oulu, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 62:107-15. 2008
  6. pmc Methods for the thematic synthesis of qualitative research in systematic reviews
    James Thomas
    EPPI Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:45. 2008
  7. pmc Use of qualitative methods alongside randomised controlled trials of complex healthcare interventions: methodological study
    Simon Lewin
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 339:b3496. 2009
  8. pmc Understanding patients' experiences of treatment burden in chronic heart failure using normalization process theory
    Katie Gallacher
    Academic Unit of General Practice and Primary Care, Centre for Population and Health Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Ann Fam Med 9:235-43. 2011
  9. ncbi Understanding participation in sport and physical activity among children and adults: a review of qualitative studies
    Steven Allender
    Public Health, University of Oxford, Rosemary Rue Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    Health Educ Res 21:826-35. 2006
  10. pmc Qualitative data analysis for health services research: developing taxonomy, themes, and theory
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1758-72. 2007

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  1. ncbi Three approaches to qualitative content analysis
    Hsiu Fang Hsieh
    Fooyin University, Kaohsiung Hsien, Taiwan
    Qual Health Res 15:1277-88. 2005
    Content analysis is a widely used qualitative research technique. Rather than being a single method, current applications of content analysis show three distinct approaches: conventional, directed, or summative...
  2. ncbi Qualitative content analysis in nursing research: concepts, procedures and measures to achieve trustworthiness
    U H Graneheim
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea 90187, Sweden
    Nurse Educ Today 24:105-12. 2004
    ..s [Pragmatics of Human Communication. A Study of Interactional Patterns, Pathologies and Paradoxes. W.W. Norton & Company, New York, London] theory of communication...
  3. ncbi Consolidated criteria for reporting qualitative research (COREQ): a 32-item checklist for interviews and focus groups
    Allison Tong
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 19:349-57. 2007
    b>Qualitative research explores complex phenomena encountered by clinicians, health care providers, policy makers and consumers...
  4. pmc Patient adherence to tuberculosis treatment: a systematic review of qualitative research
    Salla A Munro
    South African Cochrane Centre, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS Med 4:e238. 2007
    ..The aim of this systematic review of qualitative studies was to understand the factors considered important by patients, caregivers and health care providers in contributing to TB medication adherence...
  5. ncbi The qualitative content analysis process
    Satu Elo
    Department of Nursing and Health Administration, University of Oulu, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 62:107-15. 2008
    ..This paper is a description of inductive and deductive content analysis...
  6. pmc Methods for the thematic synthesis of qualitative research in systematic reviews
    James Thomas
    EPPI Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:45. 2008
    There is a growing recognition of the value of synthesising qualitative research in the evidence base in order to facilitate effective and appropriate health care...
  7. pmc Use of qualitative methods alongside randomised controlled trials of complex healthcare interventions: methodological study
    Simon Lewin
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 339:b3496. 2009
    ..To examine the use of qualitative approaches alongside randomised trials of complex healthcare interventions...
  8. pmc Understanding patients' experiences of treatment burden in chronic heart failure using normalization process theory
    Katie Gallacher
    Academic Unit of General Practice and Primary Care, Centre for Population and Health Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Ann Fam Med 9:235-43. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi Understanding participation in sport and physical activity among children and adults: a review of qualitative studies
    Steven Allender
    Public Health, University of Oxford, Rosemary Rue Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK
    Health Educ Res 21:826-35. 2006
    b>Qualitative research may be able to provide an answer as to why adults and children do or do not participate in sport and physical activity...
  10. pmc Qualitative data analysis for health services research: developing taxonomy, themes, and theory
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1758-72. 2007
    ..Approaches to data analysis vary by discipline and analytic tradition; however, we focus on qualitative data analysis that has as a goal the generation of taxonomy, themes, and theory germane to health services research...
  11. ncbi Content validity--establishing and reporting the evidence in newly developed patient-reported outcomes (PRO) instruments for medical product evaluation: ISPOR PRO good research practices task force report: part 1--eliciting concepts for a new PRO instrume
    Donald L Patrick
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 9455, USA
    Value Health 14:967-77. 2011
    ..They are intended to offer suggestions for good practices in planning, executing, and documenting qualitative studies that are used to support the content validity of PRO instruments to be used in medical product evaluation...
  12. pmc Methods for the synthesis of qualitative research: a critical review
    Elaine Barnett-Page
    Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co ordinating Centre, Social Science Research Unit, 18 Woburn Square, London WC1H 0NS, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:59. 2009
    In recent years, a growing number of methods for synthesising qualitative research have emerged, particularly in relation to health-related research...
  13. pmc Why is it difficult to implement e-health initiatives? A qualitative study
    Elizabeth Murray
    e Health Unit, Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2 PF, UK
    Implement Sci 6:6. 2011
    ....
  14. pmc High ANC coverage and low skilled attendance in a rural Tanzanian district: a case for implementing a birth plan intervention
    Moke Magoma
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population, Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:13. 2010
    ..The perspectives of health care providers and traditional birth attendants on childbirth and the factors determining where women deliver were also investigated...
  15. ncbi Low use of rural maternity services in Uganda: impact of women's status, traditional beliefs and limited resources
    Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo
    Department of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Reprod Health Matters 11:16-26. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi A phenomenological hermeneutical method for researching lived experience
    Anders Lindseth
    Center for Practical Knowledge, Bodø Regional University, Norway
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:145-53. 2004
    ..This may help the readers refigure their own life...
  17. pmc The problem of appraising qualitative research
    M Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:223-5. 2004
    b>Qualitative research can make a valuable contribution to the study of quality and safety in health care...
  18. pmc Conducting a meta-ethnography of qualitative literature: lessons learnt
    Salla Atkins
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:21. 2008
    ..Meta-ethnography is one of several methods for synthesising qualitative research and is being used increasingly within health care research...
  19. ncbi Established users and the making of telecare work in long term condition management: implications for health policy
    Anne Rogers
    NIHR, National School for Primary Care Research, Health Sciences, Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, 5th Floor Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 72:1077-84. 2011
    ..The illumination of practices around telecare provides evidence for policy makers and others to adjust the predictions and presumptions about how telecare might enable and promote more effective long term condition management...
  20. pmc Using framework-based synthesis for conducting reviews of qualitative studies
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMC Med 9:39. 2011
    Framework analysis is a technique used for data analysis in primary qualitative research. Recent years have seen its being adapted to conduct syntheses of qualitative studies...
  21. ncbi Content validity--establishing and reporting the evidence in newly developed patient-reported outcomes (PRO) instruments for medical product evaluation: ISPOR PRO Good Research Practices Task Force report: part 2--assessing respondent understanding
    Donald L Patrick
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 9455, USA
    Value Health 14:978-88. 2011
    ..They are intended to offer suggestions for good practice in planning, executing, and documenting qualitative studies that are used to support the content validity of PRO instruments to be used in medical product evaluation...
  22. pmc Antenatal care in practice: an exploratory study in antenatal care clinics in the Kilombero Valley, south-eastern Tanzania
    Karin Gross
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:36. 2011
    ..Potential implications for improving antenatal care provision in Tanzania are discussed...
  23. pmc Qualitative methods in research on healthcare quality
    C Pope
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:148-52. 2002
    ..b>Qualitative research offers a variety of methods for identifying what really matters to patients and carers, detecting obstacles ..
  24. pmc Using targeted vouchers and health equity funds to improve access to skilled birth attendants for poor women: a case study in three rural health districts in Cambodia
    Por Ir
    Provincial Health Department, Ministry of Health, Siem Reap, Cambodia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:1. 2010
    ..We assess their effectiveness in improving access to skilled birth attendants for poor women in three rural health districts in Cambodia and draw lessons for further improvement and scaling-up...
  25. ncbi Achieving a balanced life in the face of chronic illness
    Yun Hee Jeon
    Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, The Australian National University, Building 62, Mills Road, Acton, ACT 0200, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 16:66-74. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi What fosters or prevents interprofessional teamworking in primary and community care? A literature review
    Andreas Xyrichis
    King s College London, The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:140-53. 2008
    ..Although it is becoming widely accepted that no single discipline can provide complete care for patients with a long-term condition, in practice, interprofessional working is not always achieved...
  27. ncbi Developing and implementing a triangulation protocol for qualitative health research
    Tracy Farmer
    Canadian Heart Health Dissemination Project at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 16:377-94. 2006
    ..Consequently, the authors are feeling their way through the process, using this opportunity to develop, implement, and reflect on a triangulation protocol...
  28. pmc Evaluative criteria for qualitative research in health care: controversies and recommendations
    Deborah J Cohen
    Department of Family Medicine, Research Division, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset, New Jersey 08873, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:331-9. 2008
    We wanted to review and synthesize published criteria for good qualitative research and develop a cogent set of evaluative criteria.
  29. ncbi Directly observed therapy and tuberculosis: how can a systematic review of qualitative research contribute to improving services? A qualitative meta-synthesis
    Jane Noyes
    Cochrane Qualitative Research Methods Group University of Wales, Bangor, UK
    J Adv Nurs 57:227-43. 2007
    ..This paper reports the findings from a qualitative meta-synthesis concerning people with, or at risk of, tuberculosis, service providers and policymakers and their experiences and perceptions of tuberculosis and treatment...
  30. ncbi What's in a name? Qualitative description revisited
    Margarete Sandelowski
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Res Nurs Health 33:77-84. 2010
    ..At the root of these misconceptions is the persistent challenge of defining qualitative research methods. Qualitative description is a "distributed residual category" (Bowker & Star, 2000)...
  31. ncbi Women exposed to intimate partner violence: expectations and experiences when they encounter health care professionals: a meta-analysis of qualitative studies
    Gene S Feder
    Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, London South Bank University, London, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:22-37. 2006
    ..women with histories of intimate partner violence perceive the responses of health care professionals? and (2) How do women with histories of intimate partner violence want their health care providers to respond to disclosures of abuse?..
  32. ncbi The female community health volunteer programme in Nepal: decision makers' perceptions of volunteerism, payment and other incentives
    Claire Glenton
    Department of Global Health and Welfare, SINTEF Society and Technology, P O Box 124 Blindern, Oslo 0314, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 70:1920-7. 2010
    ..Instead, programmes should ensure that the context-specific expectations of community health workers, programme managers, and policy makers are in alignment if low attrition and high performance are to be achieved...
  33. pmc Managing depression in primary care: A meta-synthesis of qualitative and quantitative research from the UK to identify barriers and facilitators
    Elizabeth A Barley
    Section of Primary Care Mental Health, Health Services and Population Research Department, PO Box 28, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:47. 2011
    ..We therefore conducted a systematic review to identify clinician perceived barriers to and facilitators for good depression care...
  34. pmc Good practice in health care for migrants: views and experiences of care professionals in 16 European countries
    Stefan Priebe
    Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, London and the Barts School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, Newham Centre for Mental Health, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:187. 2011
    ....
  35. pmc Implementing a stepped-care approach in primary care: results of a qualitative study
    Gerdien Franx
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, PO Box 725, 3500 AS Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Implement Sci 7:8. 2012
    ..To enhance the adoption of this new treatment approach, a Quality Improvement Collaborative (QIC) was initiated in the Netherlands...
  36. ncbi Systematic text condensation: a strategy for qualitative analysis
    Kirsti Malterud
    Research Unit for General Practice, Uni Health, Uni Research, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 40:795-805. 2012
    ..To present background, principles, and procedures for a strategy for qualitative analysis called systematic text condensation and discuss this approach compared with related strategies...
  37. pmc Barriers to acceptance and adherence of antiretroviral therapy in urban Zambian women: a qualitative study
    Laura K Murray
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center for International Health and Development, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:78-86. 2009
    ..Qualitative studies are critical to better understand why ART eligible individuals are choosing not to initiate or continue treatment to achieve needed adherence levels...
  38. ncbi Factors facilitating and challenging access and adherence to antiretroviral therapy in a township in the Zambian Copperbelt: a qualitative study
    Elizabeth Grant
    Primary Palliative Care Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    AIDS Care 20:1155-60. 2008
    ..The increase in the number of people who were expected to die but were now looking well also shifted community attitudes. HIV/AIDS is beginning to move from a hidden terminal disease to a chronic condition that is treatable...
  39. ncbi Meta-synthesis method for qualitative research: a literature review
    Denis Walsh
    Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, UK
    J Adv Nurs 50:204-11. 2005
    ..This paper discusses the purpose and stages of meta-synthesis and the epistemological status of knowledge generated from the technique. Particular attention is paid to exploring the contested areas of the method that remain...
  40. ncbi Sexual and physical violence against female sex workers in Kenya: a qualitative enquiry
    Jerry Okal
    International Centre for Reproductive Health ICRH, Mombasa, Kenya
    AIDS Care 23:612-8. 2011
    ..This study indicates the need for multilevel interventions, including legal reforms so that laws governing sex work promote the health and human rights of sex workers in Kenya...
  41. pmc Experiences with community engagement and informed consent in a genetic cohort study of severe childhood diseases in Kenya
    Vicki M Marsh
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
    BMC Med Ethics 11:13. 2010
    ....
  42. pmc Barriers and enablers in the management of tuberculosis treatment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a qualitative study
    Mette Sagbakken
    Section for International Health, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, P, O, Box 1130 Blindern, NO 0318 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 8:11. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study is to explore enablers and barriers in the management of TB treatment during the first five months of treatment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...
  43. ncbi Why do interventions work in some places and not others: a breastfeeding support group trial
    Pat Hoddinott
    Public Health Nutrition Research Group, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB252ZD, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 70:769-78. 2010
    ..More attention should be given to the complex systems within which policies and interventions occur, to identify and understand the favourable conditions necessary for a successful intervention...
  44. pmc Maternal care practices among the ultra poor households in rural Bangladesh: a qualitative exploratory study
    Nuzhat Choudhury
    Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:15. 2011
    ..This is expected to assist the designing of the health education messages programme in an effort to improve maternal morbidity and survival towards achieving the UN millennium Development Goal 5...
  45. ncbi Mothers in the NICU: outsider to partner
    Judith A Heermann
    The College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 31:176-81, 200. 2005
    ..A qualitative research design was used...
  46. ncbi Fathers' experiences in the neonatal intensive care unit: a search for control
    Vincent Arockiasamy
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatrics 121:e215-22. 2008
    ..This qualitative study aimed at understanding the experiences of fathers of very ill neonates in the NICU...
  47. ncbi Characteristics of urban parks associated with park use and physical activity: a review of qualitative research
    Gavin R McCormack
    Population Health Intervention Research Centre, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive, N W Calgary, Alberta T2N4Z6, Canada
    Health Place 16:712-26. 2010
    ..reviews on physical activity in urban parks deliberately excluded qualitative findings, we reviewed qualitative research on this topic informed by a published classification scheme based on quantitative research...
  48. pmc Getting more than they realized they needed: a qualitative study of women's experience of group prenatal care
    Deborah A McNeil
    Public Health Innovation and Decision Support, Population and Public Health, Alberta Health Services, Southport Atrium, 10101 Southport Road SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 3N2, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:17. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to understand the central meaning of the experience of group prenatal care for women who participated in CenteringPregnancy through a maternity clinic in Calgary, Canada...
  49. ncbi Use of existing patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments and their modification: the ISPOR Good Research Practices for Evaluating and Documenting Content Validity for the Use of Existing Instruments and Their Modification PRO Task Force Report
    Margaret Rothman
    WW Patient Reported Outcomes Center of Excellence, Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Services, LLC, Raritan, NJ, USA
    Value Health 12:1075-83. 2009
    ....
  50. ncbi An introduction to concept mapping as a participatory public health research method
    Jessica G Burke
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pennsylvania, USA
    Qual Health Res 15:1392-410. 2005
    ..Finally, the article concludes with a discussion of the unique contributions and challenges associated with concept mapping...
  51. pmc "We, the AIDS people. . .": how antiretroviral therapy enables Zimbabweans living with HIV/AIDS to cope with stigma
    Catherine Campbell
    Health, Community, and Development Group, Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 101:1004-10. 2011
    ..Much remains to be learned about the complex interaction of economic and psychosocial dimensions of poverty, treatment availability, and conservative sexual moralities in driving HIV/AIDS stigma in specific settings...
  52. ncbi Patient empowerment in theory and practice: polysemy or cacophony?
    Isabelle Aujoulat
    Health and Patient Education Unit RESO, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 66:13-20. 2007
    ..This paper examines how the term "empowerment" has been used in relation to the care and education of patients with chronic conditions over the past decade...
  53. ncbi The use of qualitative research criteria for portfolio assessment as an alternative to reliability evaluation: a case study
    E Driessen
    Department of Educational Development and Research, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 39:214-20. 2005
    ..We resolved this dilemma by using qualitative research criteria as opposed to reliability in the evaluation of portfolio assessment...
  54. ncbi Factors influencing inquiry about patients' alcohol consumption by primary health care physicians: qualitative semi-structured interview study
    Marja Aira
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Fam Pract 20:270-5. 2003
    ..However, primary care physicians are still not screening for and intervening sufficiently in their patients' alcohol misuse...
  55. ncbi Self-help advice as a process integral to traditional acupuncture care: implications for trial design
    Hugh MacPherson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    Complement Ther Med 16:101-6. 2008
    ..In this paper, we explore the delivery of self-help advice as a component of the process of acupuncture care, and discuss the implications for future trial designs...
  56. ncbi Understanding and evaluating qualitative research
    Ellie Fossey
    School of Occupational Therapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:717-32. 2002
    b>Qualitative research aims to address questions concerned with developing an understanding of the meaning and experience dimensions of humans' lives and social worlds...
  57. pmc Healthy travel and the socio-economic structure of car commuting in Cambridge, UK: a mixed-methods analysis
    Anna Goodman
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 74:1929-38. 2012
    ..This suggests the importance of combining individual-level 'healthy travel' interventions with measures aimed at creating travel environments in which all social groups can pursue healthy and satisfying lives...
  58. ncbi What does recovery mean in practice? A qualitative analysis of international recovery-oriented practice guidance
    Clair Le Boutillier
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1470-6. 2011
    ....
  59. ncbi "Medication career" or "moral career"? The two sides of managing antidepressants: a meta-ethnography of patients' experience of antidepressants
    Alice Malpass
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, NIHR National School for Primary Care Research, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, BS8 2AA, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:154-68. 2009
    ..e. their 'moral career' of medication use. This may lead to valuable discussion of what taking antidepressants means for patients' sense of self and how their treatment decisions may be influenced by a felt sense of stigma...
  60. pmc Towards a differentiated understanding of active travel behaviour: using social theory to explore everyday commuting
    C Guell
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit and UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Box 296, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, UK
    Soc Sci Med 75:233-9. 2012
    ..This study can help to explain the limitations of more quantitative and static models and frameworks in predicting travel behaviour and identify future research directions...
  61. ncbi High Caesarean section rate in rural China: is it related to health insurance (New Co-operative Medical Scheme)?
    Qian Long
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 75:733-7. 2012
    ..Further studies are needed to develop appropriate interventions to reduce non-medically indicated CS, focussing on payment mechanisms, healthcare provider practice patterns, and maternal requests...
  62. ncbi Should we exclude inadequately reported studies from qualitative systematic reviews? An evaluation of sensitivity analyses in two case study reviews
    Christopher Carroll
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 22:1425-34. 2012
    ..There was a correlation between quality of reporting of a study and its values as a source for the final synthesis. We propose that there is a possible case for excluding inadequately reported studies from qualitative evidence synthesis...
  63. pmc Practice based, longitudinal, qualitative interview study of computerised evidence based guidelines in primary care
    Nikki Rousseau
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA
    BMJ 326:314. 2003
    ..To understand the factors influencing the adoption of a computerised clinical decision support system for two chronic diseases in general practice...
  64. pmc Practicing provider-initiated HIV testing in high prevalence settings: consent concerns and missed preventive opportunities
    Mercy K Njeru
    Centre for Public Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:87. 2011
    ....
  65. pmc Gender and HIV testing in Burkina Faso: an exploratory study
    Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer
    Department of HIV AIDS, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 69:877-84. 2009
    ..The results are discussed in the context of Burkina Faso and in terms of their implications for efforts to improve access to services around HIV...
  66. ncbi Community perceptions and treatment-seeking behaviour regarding reproductive tract infections including sexually transmitted infections in Lao PDR: a qualitative study
    Amphoy Sihavong
    Vientiane Capital Health Department, Ministry of Health, Lao PDR
    J Biosoc Sci 43:285-303. 2011
    ..Health education messages should be more accessible in rural areas. There is also an urgent need to improve communication between RTI/STI patients and clinicians...
  67. pmc Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) in adults: a qualitative study of perspectives from professional practice
    Simon M C Horton
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:89. 2010
    ..The aim of this qualitative study was to explore the nature of professional 'best practice' in working with people with CFS/ME...
  68. ncbi Barriers to implementation of isoniazid preventive therapy in HIV clinics: a qualitative study
    Rebecca Lester
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 24:S45-8. 2010
    ..This study aimed to describe barriers to IPT implementation from healthcare provider and patient perspectives in a donor-funded HIV care programme in Gauteng province, South Africa, in which IPT is recommended, but delivery is variable...
  69. ncbi Focus group discussion: a tool for health and medical research
    L P Wong
    Health Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 49:256-60; quiz 261. 2008
    ..A detailed methodology for the conduct of focus groups and analysis of focus group data are discussed. The potentials and limitations of this qualitative research technique are also highlighted.
  70. pmc Planning ahead in public health? A qualitative study of the time horizons used in public health decision-making
    David C Taylor-Robinson
    Division of Public Health, The Whelan Building, Liverpool, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:415. 2008
    ..In order to better understand factors that influence decisions for public health, we undertook a qualitative study to explore issues relating to the time horizons used in decision-making...
  71. ncbi Development of a complex intervention improved randomization and informed consent in a randomized controlled trial
    Jenny L Donovan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:29-36. 2009
    ..Systematic reviews failed to identify robust strategies to improve recruitment. We developed and evaluated a complex intervention to increase levels of randomization and informed consent...
  72. ncbi The experiences of midlife women with migraines
    Margaret F Moloney
    Byrdine F Lewis School of Nursing, Georgia State University, Atlanta 30302 4019, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:278-85. 2006
    ..To describe the experiences of midlife women with migraines...
  73. pmc Validation of a general measure of treatment satisfaction, the Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM), using a national panel study of chronic disease
    Mark J Atkinson
    Worldwide Outcomes Research, La Jolla Laboratories, Pfizer Inc, 10777 Science Center Drive B 95, San Diego, CA 92121 1111, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:12. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and psychometrically evaluate a general measure of patients' satisfaction with medication, the Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM)...
  74. ncbi Diabetes self-management: perspectives of Latino patients and their health care providers
    Elena T Carbone
    Department of Nutrition, Chenoweth Laboratory, 100 Holdsworth Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 9282, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 66:202-10. 2007
    ..Few data exist, however, on improving diabetes self-management among Latinos. In addition, views and practices of practitioners caring for these patients have received little attention...
  75. ncbi Literature review: considerations in undertaking focus group research with culturally and linguistically diverse groups
    Elizabeth J Halcomb
    Centre for Applied Nursing Research, University of Western Sydney and Sydney South West Area Health Service, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1000-11. 2007
    ..This integrated literature review seeks to identify the key considerations in conducting focus groups and discusses the specific considerations for focus group research with culturally and linguistically diverse groups...
  76. pmc Guidelines and mindlines: why do clinical staff over-diagnose malaria in Tanzania? A qualitative study
    Clare I R Chandler
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Malar J 7:53. 2008
    ..An understanding of the reasons behind malaria over-diagnosis is urgently needed to inform strategies for better targeting of antimalarials...
  77. ncbi 'It's a cultural expectation...' The pressure on medical trainees to work independently in clinical practice
    Tara J T Kennedy
    Wilson Centre for Research in Education, University Health Network, Ontario, Canada
    Med Educ 43:645-53. 2009
    ..This study aimed to develop a theoretical exploration of the pressure on medical trainees to be independent and to generate theory-based approaches to the implications for patient safety of this pressure towards independent working...
  78. pmc Is there a bias against telephone interviews in qualitative research?
    Gina Novick
    Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:391-8. 2008
    Telephone interviews are largely neglected in the qualitative research literature and, when discussed, they are often depicted as a less attractive alternative to face-to-face interviewing...
  79. pmc Church ladies, good girls, and locas: stigma and the intersection of gender, ethnicity, mental illness, and sexuality in relation to HIV risk
    Pamela Y Collins
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:389-97. 2008
    ..Interventions should acknowledge women's multiple layers of vulnerability, both individual and structural, and stress women's empowerment in and beyond the sexual realm...
  80. ncbi Stated preference methods in health care evaluation: an emerging methodological paradigm in health economics
    John F P Bridges
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Services Research Division, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106 4945, USA
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2:213-24. 2003
    ..The limitations and policy implications of these methods are also discussed...
  81. ncbi Understanding factors that inhibit or promote the utilization of telecare in chronic lung disease
    Frances S Mair
    Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Chronic Illn 4:110-7. 2008
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  82. ncbi Migraine and chronic daily headache management: a qualitative study of patients' perceptions
    Michele Peters
    European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Surrey, UK
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:294-303. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to gain insight into the patients' perceptions of migraine and chronic daily headache (CDH) management...
  83. pmc A quantitative analysis of qualitative studies in clinical journals for the 2000 publishing year
    Kathleen Ann McKibbon
    Center for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, PA USA 15213 2582
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 4:11. 2004
    ..The purpose of this descriptive survey was to provide a quantitative evaluation of the qualitative studies published in 170 core clinical journals for 2000...
  84. ncbi Qualitative studies of stroke: a systematic review
    Christopher McKevitt
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Stroke 35:1499-505. 2004
    ..We aimed to identify the scope of published qualitative studies of stroke, consider their relevance to development and delivery of services for people with stroke, and make recommendations for future work...
  85. doi An introduction to reading and appraising qualitative research
    Ayelet Kuper
    Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
    BMJ 337:a288. 2008
  86. ncbi What makes a phenomenological study phenomenological? An analysis of peer-reviewed empirical nursing studies
    Annelise Norlyk
    University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Qual Health Res 20:420-31. 2010
    ..This should include an articulation of methodological keywords of the investigated phenomenon, and how an open attitude was adopted...
  87. pmc Perceptions of rewards among volunteer caregivers of people living with AIDS working in faith-based organizations in South Africa: a qualitative study
    Olagoke Akintola
    University of Kwa Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:22. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to explore the perception of rewards among volunteers working in home-based care settings...
  88. ncbi The influence of organizational context on quality improvement and patient safety efforts in infection prevention: a multi-center qualitative study
    Sarah L Krein
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, HSR and D 11H, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:1692-701. 2010
    ..Moreover, our findings provide important insights about how and why different quality improvement strategies might perform across organizations with differing contextual characteristics...
  89. ncbi Tacit and encoded knowledge in the use of standardised outcome measures in multidisciplinary team decision making: a case study of in-patient neurorehabilitation
    Joanne Greenhalgh
    School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9UT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 67:183-94. 2008
    ..Tacit knowledge is essential to produce and interpret this form of encoded knowledge and to balance its significance against other information about the patient in making decisions about patient care...
  90. pmc What are the current barriers to effective cancer care coordination? A qualitative study
    Jennifer Walsh
    Surgical Outcomes Research Centre, School of Public Health, University of Sydney and Sydney South West Area Health Service, NSW Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:132. 2010
    ..Identification of the current barriers to effective cancer care coordination is needed to drive service improvement...
  91. ncbi Missed opportunities for earlier treatment? A qualitative interview study with parents of children admitted to hospital with serious respiratory tract infections
    Nick A Francis
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:154-9. 2011
    ..To identify potential opportunities for earlier intervention among children who develop a complicated respiratory tract infection (RTI)...
  92. pmc Primary care clinicians' experiences with treatment decision making for older persons with multiple conditions
    Terri R Fried
    Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:75-80. 2011
    ..Understanding how primary care clinicians approach treatment decision making for these patients is critical to the design of interventions to improve the decision-making process...
  93. ncbi Integrating qualitative research into evidence based practice
    Trisha Greenhalgh
    University College London, Room 410, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LV, UK
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 31:583-601, ix. 2002
    ..In the early 21st century, the state of qualitative research into such topics as the illness experience of diabetes; the barriers to effective self care and positive ..
  94. ncbi The influence of family and culture on physical activity among female adolescents from the Indian diaspora
    Subha Ramanathan
    School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 19:492-503. 2009
    ..Results show that cultural heritage impacts PA norms, attitudes, and patterns, and must be considered when evaluating adolescent PA participation in multicultural societies...
  95. ncbi Utility of qualitative research findings in evidence-based public health practice
    Susan M Jack
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 23:277-83. 2006
    ..Upshur's Synthetic Model of Evidence (2001) situates qualitative research findings as a credible source of evidence for public health practice...
  96. ncbi Living with leg ulceration: a synthesis of qualitative research
    Michelle Briggs
    Pallium Research Group, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Adv Nurs 59:319-28. 2007
    This paper is a report of a study to identify and synthesize all published qualitative research studies exploring patients' experiences of living with a leg ulcer.
  97. ncbi Barriers and motivators for owners walking their dog: results from qualitative research
    Hayley E Cutt
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley
    Health Promot J Austr 19:118-24. 2008
    This qualitative research explored the relationship between dog ownership and dog-related, social environmental and physical environmental factors associated with walking with a dog.
  98. ncbi The work ability divide: holistic and reductionistic approaches in Swedish interdisciplinary rehabilitation teams
    Christian Ståhl
    Department of Medical and Health Sciences, National Centre for Work and Rehabilitation, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Occup Rehabil 19:264-73. 2009
    ..This article investigates the relationship between professionals in Swedish interdisciplinary rehabilitation teams, and the aim of the article is to determine the participants' definitions and uses of the concept of work ability...
  99. pmc Challenges to implementing the national programme for information technology (NPfIT): a qualitative study
    Jane Hendy
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 331:331-6. 2005
    ..To describe the context for implementing the national programme for information technology (NPfIT) in England, actual and perceived barriers, and opportunities to facilitate implementation...
  100. ncbi Qualitative research and content validity: developing best practices based on science and experience
    Meryl Brod
    The BROD GROUP, 219 Julia Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:1263-78. 2009
    ..Methodological and logistical issues present a challenge in regard to determining the best practices for establishing content validity...
  101. ncbi A model for using the VIPS framework for person-centred care for persons with dementia in nursing homes: a qualitative evaluative study
    Janne Røsvik
    Centre for Ageing and Health, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Older People Nurs 6:227-36. 2011
    ..There are six indicators for each element. Aim.  To conduct an initial evaluation of a model aimed at facilitating the application of the VIPS framework...

Research Grants15

  1. AIDS Stigma & Gender: Health Consequences in Urban India
    Maria Ekstrand; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Although many important culture-specific issues were identified in Bharat's qualitative research, there is now a need to extend this work to develop culture-specific quantitative models and measures of ..
  2. ETHICS COURSE SCIENTIST-PARTICIPANT PARTNERSHIPS
    Celia Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..empirical work on ethical procedures through the award of $1,000 - $2,000 scholarships for quantitative or qualitative research designed to improve ethical practices using prospective participant perspectives...
  3. Attitudes Regarding Prenatal and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis For Inherited
    Lisa Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A team of qualitative research experts will analyze interview data using grounded theory techniques...
  4. Translating Dietary Trials into the Community
    Alain Bertoni; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We propose to utilize quantitative and qualitative research techniques (including focus groups and surveys) to assess environmental, intra-personal, interpersonal and ..
  5. Examining the effect of a provider-delivered intervention among Medicaid smokers
    AMY K FERKETITCH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A two-phase design will be used for this study. In Phase I, qualitative research will be used to gain an understanding of the issues involved with implementing a comprehensive tobacco ..
  6. MASSAGE THERAPY FOR CANCER-RELATED FATIGUE
    Andrew Avins; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We propose to add a novel qualitative research component to study changes in participants' perceptions of fatigue severity and its impact on their lives...
  7. Gender, power, and susceptibility to STDs/HIV in India
    Suneeta Krishnan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Building on formative qualitative research, we will recruit a cohort of 670 married women and their husbands in Bangalore, India, and follow them for ..
  8. HIV and Sober Intimate Behavior (HSIB)
    GERARDINE WURZBURG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Interviews and focus groups will be conducted by trained interviewers/moderators using standard qualitative research methods (Krueger, 1998), and cross-group comparisons will be made between treatment groups...
  9. Patient Safety and the Primary Care Testing Process
    Nancy Elder; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Candidate: As a fellowship-trained family physician, experienced in qualitative research methods, I am committed to develop novel approaches to medical error reduction that are grounded in ..
  10. Adolescent Vaccination in the Medical Home: Established and Innovative Strategies
    Allison Kempe; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..b>Qualitative research, consisting of key informant interviews and focus groups, will be conducted among providers, staff, and ..
  11. Enhanced Intervention for Mammogram-Resistant Women
    Mary Costanza; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Our study begins with in-depth qualitative research, designed to understand the reluctance, psychosocial characteristics and global feelings/beliefs about ..
  12. Disposition Decisions by Couples with Frozen Embryos
    Robert Nachtigall; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this qualitative research is to better understand how infertile couples who have undergone in vitro fertilization decide what to do with their surplus frozen embryos...
  13. COMPREHENSIVE CANCER SCREENINGS AMONG UNMARRIED WOMEN
    Melissa Clark; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..survey research center; and coursework related to hidden or hard-to- reach populations, cancer biology, and qualitative research methods...
  14. Obesity, Physical Activity and Built Space in New York City
    Andrew Rundle; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Because of the very large immigrant population in NYC we will conduct qualitative research on how acculturation to the built environment of NYC impacts body size...
  15. Club drug use/sexual risk-taking among Latino/other MSM
    JOHN ECHEVERRY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..DC and Miami. The study employs qualitative research methods, which are particularly suitable to study hidden populations and to explicate complexities of ..