TITLE

The learning curve: the advantages and disadvantages in the use of focus groups as a method of data collection

AUTHOR(S)
Mansell, Ian; Bennett, Glynis; Northway, Ruth; Mead, Donna; Moseley, Laurie
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Nurse Researcher;2004, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focus groups are not simply a discussion between people, but are focused interviews exploring interactions between participants. In this paper, Ian Mansell, Glynis Bennett, Ruth Northway, Donna Mead and Laurie Moseley explore the complexities and practicalities of using focus groups in research, with reference to a study of palliative care services.
ACCESSION #
13430071

 

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