Understanding and using health experiences : improving patient care / edited by Sue Ziebland, Angela Coulter, Joseph D. Calabrese, Louise Locock.

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Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.

Physical description

x, 169 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


1st ed.


Understanding the experience of illness and treatment -- Ethnographic approaches to health experiences research -- Observing interactions as an approach to understanding patients' experiences -- Narrative Interviewing -- Using focus groups to understand experiences of health and illness -- Story-gathering : collecting and analysing spontaneously-shared stories as research data -- Patient reported outcomes -- Patient experience surveys -- Using the internet as a source of information about patients' experiences -- Systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research -- Harnessing patients' awareness of adverse reactions to the drugs they take -- Engagement and inclusivity in researching patients' experiences -- Participatory action research : using experience-based co-design to improve the quality of healthcare services -- Understanding and using health experiences : the policy landscape.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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    Medical Collection
    W84.41 2013U55
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