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Conducting a qualitative culture study of pediatric palliative care

Publication year
2009
Author(s)
Davies, B.; Larson, J.; Contro, N.; Reyes-Hailey, C.; Ablin, A. R.; Chesla, C. A.; Sourkes, B.; Cohen, H.
Pages
5-16
Volume
19
Number
1

While conducting a grounded theory study of Chinese American and Mexican American families’ experiences in pediatric palliative care, we encountered a number of unanticipated challenges regarding project development, Institutional Review Boards, recruitment, data collection, and data analysis. In this article, we describe our experiences, strategies, and insights for the benefit of other researchers and clinicians in the field.

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