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Qualitative study design

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Babbie, E. (2008). The basics of social research (4th ed). Belmont: Thomson Wadsworth

Barber-Parker, E. (2002). Integrating patient teaching into bedside patient care: a participant-observation study of hospital nurses. Patient Education and Counselling, 48 (2): 107-113 

Creswell, J.W. & Creswell, J.D. (2018). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods approaches (5th ed). Thousand Oaks: SAGE

Hannes, K. and Bennett, S. Understanding evidence from qualitative research.  In T. Hoffmann, S. Bennett, C. Del Mar (Eds.), (2017) Evidence-based practice across the health professions. (3rd ed.) (pp. 226-247). Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier Australia.

Holloway, I., Galvin, K., & Holloway, I. (2017). Qualitative research in nursing and healthcare (4th ed). John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Jamshed, S. (2014). Qualitative research method-interviewing and observation. Journal of basic and clinical pharmacy, 5(4), 87-88. doi:10.4103/0976-0105.141942‚Äč

Lindlof, T. & Taylor, B. (2002). Qualitative communication research methods (2nd ed). Thousand Oaks: SAGE

Mays, N., & Pope, C. (2020). Qualitative research in health care (4th ed). Wiley-Blackwell.

Salkind, N.J. (2010) Encyclopedia of research design. Thousand Oaks: SAGE

Sandelin, A., Kalman, S., Gustafsson, B. (2019). Prerequisites for safe intraoperative nursing care and teamwork – operating theatre nurses’ perspectives: a qualitative interview study, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 28, 2635-2643. Doi: 10.1111/jocn.14850 

Shikuku, D., Milimo, B., Ayebare, E., Gisore, P., & Gorrette, N. (2018). Practice and outcomes of neonatal resuscitation for newborns with birth asphyxia at Kakamega County General Hospital, Kenya: a direct observation study, BMC Pediatrics, 18 (1),

Taylor, B. J., & Francis, K. (2013). Qualitative research in the health sciences : methodologies, methods and processes. London: Routledge.

Taylor, B. J., Kermode, S., & Roberts, K. L. (2006). Research in nursing and health care : creating evidence for practice (3rd ed). Belmont: Thomson Wadsworth