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'Trying to pin down jelly' - exploring intuitive processes in quality assessment for meta-ethnography.

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BACKGROUND: Studies that systematically search for and synthesise qualitative research are becoming more evident in health care, and they can make an important contribution to patient care. However, there is still no agreement as to whether, or how we should appraise studies for inclusion. We aimed to explore the intuitive processes that determined the 'quality' of qualitative research for inclusion in qualitative research syntheses. We were particularly interested to explore the way that kno...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2288-13-46

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NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research (HSandDR) programme More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC medical research methodology Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
46
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2288
ISSN:
1471-2288
Source identifiers:
401939
Language:
English
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2013-11-16

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