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Protocol for a mixed-methods exploratory investigation of care following intensive care discharge: the REFLECT study
INTRODUCTION: A substantial number of patients discharged from intensive care units (ICUs) subsequently die without leaving hospital. It is unclear how many of these deaths are preventable. Ward-based management following ...
Induction of labour: how do women get information and make decisions? Findings of a qualitative study
Background Induction of labour is one of the most frequent interventions in pregnancy. While it is not always unwelcome, it is associated with increased labour pain and further interventions. Evidence from earlier studies ...
Women’s views on partnership working with midwives during pregnancy and childbirth
Objective: To explore whether the UK Government agenda for partnership working and choice was realised or desired for women during pregnancy and childbirth. Design: A qualitative study was used to explore women’s experience ...
Chronic illness, reproductive health and moral work: women’s experiences of epilepsy
Background: The impact of chronic illness on families has long been noted in the literature but in such studies families appear as ready-formed entities. This exploratory qualitative study addresses the largely unacknowledged ...
Triangulation and integration : Processes, claims and implications
Researchers who advocate the use of multiple methods often write interchangeably about 'integrating', 'combining' and 'mixing' methods, sometimes eliding these descriptors with 'triangulation', which itself encompasses ...
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