Qualitative research

Qualitative research

Behind the headlines: the physical and emotional costs of in vitro fertilization

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Linda S. William
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an attempt to present the reality of in vitro fertilization as it was experienced by 20 Canadian women.  Discusses the controversial success rates of IVF. Lists the details of what to expect in an IVF procedure. 

 


Through women’s eyes: the case for a feminist epidemiology

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Patricia Kaufert
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article calls for a woman-centered approach within medical research. Identifies why a feminist epidemiology is necessary. Defines feminist epidemiology. 

Aboriginal adolescent girls and smoking: a qualitative study

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sandrina de Finney
Pauline Janyst
Lorraine Greaves
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Describes a qualitative study on smoking and Aboriginal adolescent girls (ages 13 to 19) conducted in 2007-08 in partnership with six Aboriginal communities in British Columbia and researchers affiliated with the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health and the University of British Columbia. Discusses how age, gender, culture, and context intersect to shape Aboriginal girls’ experiences of smoking.

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ISBN 978-1-894356-66-4

Beyond the numbers: reviewing maternal deaths and complications to make pregnancy safer

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English
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Presents strategies and approaches to review not only the levels of maternal mortality, but also to examine why it happens and what can be done to prevent them from happening.

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ISBN 9241591838
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Includes bibliographical references.

Integrative approaches to qualitative and quantitative evidence

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English
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Mary Dixon-Woods
Shona Agarwal
Bridget Young
David Jones
Alex Sutton
Publisher: 
Health Development Agency
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides a review of the literature on integrating qualitative and quantitative forms of evidence. Discusses the role of qualitative approaches in traditional trials and experimental studies. Also discusses at what point in the development of a field of knowledge it is appropriate to pull qualitative and quantitative learning together. Addresses the question of how to determine what constitutes good evidence from qualitative studies.

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ISBN 1842792555

Network: qualitative research

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Family Health International
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Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Focuses on the use of qualitative research to improve reproductive health. Highlighted in this issue are selected research initiatives that illustrate how this qualitative approach is expanding our insight into numerous reproductive health areas.

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