Chapter 13. Synthesising Qualitative Research

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

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750841.ch13

Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition

Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition

How to Cite

Pope, C. and Mays, N. (2006) Synthesising Qualitative Research, in Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition (eds C. Pope and N. Mays), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750841.ch13

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:

  • synthesising;
  • research;
  • narrative synthesis;
  • checklists;
  • meta-ethnography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Synthesising qualitative research

  • Introduction

  • Should we synthesise at all?

  • The purpose of synthesis

  • Methods for synthesising qualitative research

  • Synthesis of qualitative and quantitative evidence

  • Concluding remarks