Qualitative Research in CKD: How to Appraise and Interpret the Evidence

Amanda Baumgart, Jonathan C. Craig, Allison Tong

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The value of patient-centered care, research, and policy is now widely recognized. This approach requires an in-depth understanding of the beliefs, values, and experiences of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and their families, which may not always be conveyed in clinical settings.1 Qualitative research can generate detailed evidence on people’s priorities, goals, and needs to change practice and policy.1, 2, 3

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)538-541
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2021


  • Robinson Fellowship
  • chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Interpreting the Evidence
  • emergency-only hemodialysis (HD)
  • peritoneal dialysis (PD)
  • Lincoln and Guba’s constructs


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