ERIC Number: EJ443865
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Enhancement of Validity through Qualitative Approaches: Incorporating the Patient's Perspective.
Carey, Martha Ann; Smith, Mickey W.
Evaluation and the Health Professions, v15 n1 p107-14 Mar 1992
The use of qualitative data in the refinement of a research program in human immunodeficiency virus studies in a military population is described. Three mechanisms of patient participation (a protocol advisor, a participant advisory panel, and focus groups) provided important feedback for adapting the research process. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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