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The nature of qualitative evidence

This book provides urgently needed standards for qualitative inquiry while tackling the significant issues of what constitutes qualitative evidence. In particular, the book will address the place of qualitative evidence in the planning, delivery and evaluation of health care.
Print Book, English, 2001
Sage, Thousand Oaks [etc], 2001
XIV, 321 p. ; 22 cm
9780761922841, 9780761922858, 0761922849, 0761922857
PART ONE: THE NATURE OF EVIDENCEThe Status of Qualitative Research as Evidence - Ross E G UpshurWhat Is Problematic about Evidence? - Irene Madjar and Jo Ann WaltonPART TWO: THE NATURE OF THE QUESTIONWho Decides What Counts as Evidence? - Lynne Ray and Maria MayanQuestions in Use - Janice M SwansonPART THREE: THE NATURE OF STANDARDSSome Pragmatic Thoughts about Evaluating Qualitative Evidence - Anton J Kuzel and John D EngelThe Implications of Disciplinary Agenda on Quality Criteria for Qualitative Research - Sally E ThorneCommunity-Based Research - Nancy Gibson, Ginger Gibson and Ann C Macauley Negotiating Research Agendas and Evaluating OutcomesPART FOUR: THE NATURE OF ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATIONConstructing Evidence within the Qualitative Project - Lynn M Meadows and Janice M MorseQualitative Verification - Janice M Morse Building Evidence by Extending Basic FindingsPART FIVE: THE NATURE OF UTILIZATIONThe Nature of Outcomes - Janice M SwansonUsing Qualitative Research in Clinical Practice - Kärin OlsonResearch Utilization and Qualitative Research - Carole A Estabrooks