Chapter 8. Quality in Qualitative Health Research

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

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750841.ch8

Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition

Qualitative Research in Health Care, Third Edition

How to Cite

Mays, N. and Pope, C. (2007) Quality in Qualitative 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.ch8

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:

  • health research;
  • validation;
  • anti-realist;
  • subtle realism;
  • triangulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Quality in qualitative health research

  • Introduction

  • Can we use the same quality criteria?

  • Assuring and assessing the validity of qualitative research

  • Relevance

  • The appropriate role for quality guidelines

  • Spencer and colleagues' framework for assessing the quality of qualitative research evidence

  • Conclusion