Recently, Cochrane UK undertook some qualitative work to explore what the comments posted on Evidently Cochrane blogs might tell us about what readers get from our blogs. In this blog, the Editors of Evidently Cochrane, Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, and qualitative researcher Fran Toye, talk about the methods they used, the insights they gained, and the subsequent changes made to the blogs to make them more useful to readers.
Tag: qualitative research
Patients as Poets: patients’ and carers’ experiences of living with advanced illness
Qualitative researchers Marilyn Kendall and Scott Murray reflect on the importance of patients' and carers' illness accounts for getting to the heart of what matters to people and share some ‘found’ poems that have emerged from their stories.
Living and dying well after stroke
Scott Murray and Marilyn Kendall talk about evidence from in-depth interviews, which could guide provision of person-centred care after major stroke and support people in living and dying well.
Protocols for ventilation weaning in intensive care: what affects their use?
In this blog for nurses, paediatrician and Cochrane UK Fellow Rufaro Ndokera looks at qualitative Cochrane evidence on the use of protocols for ventilation weaning and Charlotte Hill, an intensive care senior nurse, reflects on the evidence and practice.
Can qualitative research improve patient care?
Allied Health Professional and qualitative researcher Fran Toye looks at how qualitative research can allow hidden voices to emerge and improve patient care