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Komplexe Interventionen – Entwicklung durch Austausch: 13. Jahrestagung des Deutschen Netzwerks Evidenzbasierte Medizin

Deutsches Netzwerk Evidenzbasierte Medizin e. V.

15.03. - 17.03.2012, Hamburg

Mixed methods

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  • corresponding author Karin Hannes - Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; Campbell Collaboration, Belgium

Komplexe Interventionen – Entwicklung durch Austausch. 13. Jahrestagung des Deutschen Netzwerks Evidenzbasierte Medizin. Hamburg, 15.-17.03.2012. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2012. Doc12ebm004

doi: 10.3205/12ebm004, urn:nbn:de:0183-12ebm0043

Published: March 5, 2012

© 2012 Hannes.
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Mixed methods research is becoming increasingly more popular amongst researchers conducting basic research as well as amongst reviewers combining evidence from quantitative, qualitative or mixed-method research papers in their systematic reviews. In this contribution we will present a framework, developed by researchers from the Centre for Methodological Research, KU Leuven, to perform mixed method systematic reviews. There are at least 18 different mixed methods designs that can be opted for. Some of them will be illustrated with an already published or hypothetical example of a systematic review.