Article

Use of serial qualitative interviews to understand patients’ evolving experiences and needs

Citation

Murray SA, Kendall M, Carduff E, Worth A, Harris FM, Lloyd A, Cavers D, Grant L & Sheikh A (2009) Use of serial qualitative interviews to understand patients’ evolving experiences and needs. BMJ, 339, Art. No.: b3702. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3702

Abstract
Interviewing patients over the course of their illness can give a much better picture of their experience than single interviews, but the approach is rarely used. Scott Murray and colleagues explain how to get the most from it.

Keywords
Serial interviews; qualitative research; longitidinal research; 'end of life' research; Interviews; Medical personel and patient; Physician-patient relations; Communication in medicine

Journal
BMJ: Volume 339

StatusPublished
Publication date31/12/2009
Publication date online28/09/2009
Date accepted by journal26/03/2009
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/2746
PublisherBMJ Publishing Group
ISSN0959-8138