© Oxford University Press, 2013. This chapter commences with an explanation of positivist and interpretive paradigms in health services research. It then discusses case study design and indicators of 'good' quality qualitative research. The bulk of the chapter considers the aggregation of qualitative research data and a method for accomplishing this.

Original publication

DOI

10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259014.003.0004

Type

Chapter

Book title

Knowledge to Action?: Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Publication Date

01/09/2007