Series: Practical guidance to qualitative research. Part 1: Introduction

Albine Moser, Irene Korstjens
2017 European Journal of General Practice  
In the course of our supervisory work over the years, we have noticed that qualitative research tends to evoke a lot of questions and worries, so-called Frequently Asked Questions. This journal series of four articles intends to provide novice researchers with practical guidance for conducting high-quality qualitative research in primary care. By 'novice' we mean Master's students and junior researchers, as well as experienced quantitative researchers who are engaging in qualitative research
more » ... itative research for the first time. This series addresses their questions and provides researchers, readers, reviewers and editors with references to criteria and tools for judging the quality of papers reporting on qualitative research. This first article describes the key features of qualitative research, provides publications for further learning and reading, and gives an outline of the series. ARTICLE HISTORY
doi:10.1080/13814788.2017.1375093 pmid:29185831 fatcat:5cprvzqlzvf2pgskb2pfyoeir4