Collecting qualitative data: Part II Group discussion as a method: Experience, rationale and limitations

Anthony G. Tuckett (2004) Collecting qualitative data: Part II Group discussion as a method: Experience, rationale and limitations. Contemporary Nurse, 16 3: 240-251.


Author Anthony G. Tuckett
Title Collecting qualitative data: Part II Group discussion as a method: Experience, rationale and limitations
Journal name Contemporary Nurse   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1037-6178
Publication date 2004-04-01
Year available 2007
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Volume 16
Issue 3
Start page 240
End page 251
Total pages 11
Place of publication Maleny Qld Australia
Publisher eContent Management
Subject 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
321100 Nursing
Abstract This article discusses the experience, rationale for and limitations of the group discussion as a method for collecting qualitative data. The researcher defines the group discussion as a ‘focused group depth discussion’ premised on a review of the focus group literature. A number of strengths are proposed for and the limitations are countered in the use of the group discussion as a method for collecting qualitative data.
Keyword Method
focus group
group discussion
qualitative research
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown
Additional Notes In Vol 16 Issue 3 April-June 2004 this article is incorrectly titled. The entry shown here is the corrected title. Erratum notification occurs in Contemporary Nurse Vol 17 Issue 3 October 2004 on page 292.

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Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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