Chapter 1. Qualitative Methods in Health Research

  1. Catherine Pope and
  2. Nicholas Mays
  1. Catherine Pope and
  2. Nicholas Mays

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750841.ch1

Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition

Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition

How to Cite

Pope, C. and Mays, N. (2006) Qualitative Methods in Health Research, in Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition (eds C. Pope and N. Mays), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750841.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135122

Online ISBN: 9780470750841

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Keywords:

  • qualitative;
  • theory;
  • constructionism;
  • qualitative research;
  • observation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Qualitative methods in health research

  • The link between theory and method

  • So what is qualitative research?

  • The uses of qualitative research

  • Methods used in qualitative research