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Synthesizing qualitative and quantitative health evidence [electronic resource] : a guide to methods / Catherine Pope, Nicholas Mays and Jennie Popay.

Author/Creator:
Pope, Catherine.
Publication:
Maidenhead, England ; New York, NY : Open University Press, McGraw Hill Education, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (222 p.)
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Subjects:
Health -- Research -- Methodology.
Qualitative research.
Quantitative research.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Provides a comprehensive overview of range of approaches and methods available for synthesising qualitative and quantitative evidence and an explanation of why this is important. This book looks at different types of review and examining place of synthesis in reviews for policy and management decision making.
Contents:
Front cover; Half title; Title; Copy right; Contents; About the authors; Preface; Acknowledgements; PART 1 The evidence review process; Chapter 1 Different types of evidence review; Chapter 2 Stages in reviewing evidence systematically; PART 2 Methods for evidence synthesis; Chapter 3 Quantitative approaches to evidence synthesis; Chapter 4 Interpretive approaches to evidence synthesis; Chapter 5 Mixed approaches to evidence synthesis; PART 3 The product of evidence synthesis; Chapter 6 Organising and presenting evidence synthesis1
Chapter 7 Using evidence reviews for policy- and decision-makingChapter 8 Approaches and assessment: choosing different methods and considering quality; Useful reading; References; Index; Back cover
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-203) and index.
Contributor:
Mays, Nicholas.
Popay, Jennie.
ISBN:
1-281-12965-8
9786611129651
0-335-23015-6
OCLC:
244952920