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
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.
Serial interviews; qualitative research; longitidinal research; 'end of life' research; Interviews; Medical personel and patient; Physician-patient relations; Communication in medicine
BMJ: Volume 339
|Publication date online||28/09/2009|
|Date accepted by journal||26/03/2009|
|Publisher||BMJ Publishing Group|