Chapter 12. Consensus Development Methods

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

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750841.ch12

Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition

Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition

How to Cite

Black, N. (2007) Consensus Development Methods, in Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition (eds C. Pope and N. Mays), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750841.ch12

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:

  • consensus;
  • communal view;
  • delphi surveys;
  • participants;
  • group meetings

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Consensus development methods

  • Why use consensus development methods?

  • Which methods exist?

  • Nominal group techniques (NGTs)

  • Delphi surveys

  • Practical issues

  • Analysis

  • A new modified approach

  • Conclusions