Assignment: Grounded Theory
Assignment: Grounded Theory
One increases the statistical power of a quantitative study by increasing the sample size. This reduces the chance that a real effect (rather than an apparent effect brought about by sampling variability) will be overlooked. Does triangulation offer the qualitative methodologist who is conducting a grounded theory or narrative inquiry study a similar reduction in the likelihood of overlooking important results? Why or why not?
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Antibiotic Prescribing in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Meta-synthesis of Qualitative Research
Study Inclusion Criteria
Study Selection Process
The Long-Term Care Facility Context
Social Factors Influencing Prescribing
Knowledge and Prescribing Practices
Antimicrobial Stewardship and Changing Practices
Comparison with Other Research
Strengths and Limitations