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Choosing a method to answer the question. Quantitative or qualitative--complimentary, not competitive?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9581334     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
One of the defining characteristics of general practice is its heterogeneity. GPs vary widely in their assessment and management of clinical problems. It is therefore likely that this environment will generate numerous questions that require the use of various research approaches. This paper discusses how to choose between these approaches.
P Schattner; R Wellard; B McGrath
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian family physician     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0300-8495     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust Fam Physician     Publication Date:  1998 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-06-05     Completed Date:  1998-06-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0326701     Medline TA:  Aust Fam Physician     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  266-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Monash University, Victoria.
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MeSH Terms
Family Practice / methods*,  standards
Physician's Practice Patterns
Physician-Patient Relations*
Process Assessment (Health Care)*

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