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Preparative waiting: a grounded theory study of gastroenterological patients going through the diagnostic phase in a university hospital
(The University of Bergen, 2008-03-06)
To go through the diagnostic phase is reported to be the most stressful time of the illness experience. There is a growing body of knowledge about how women going through diagnostic workups for breast abnormality experience ...
A Personal Experience of Working with Classical Grounded Theory: From Beginner to Experienced Grounded Theorist
(International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, University of Alberta, 2007)
In this article the authors offer an example of the application of principles of classical grounded theory (Glaser) in data collection and analysis and present how they generated a substantive grounded theory named ...
Patterns of ‘balancing between hope and despair’ in the diagnostic phase: a grounded theory study of patients on a gastroenterology ward
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2008-04)
Aim: The aim of the study was to learn how patients going through the diagnostic phase experienced and handled their situation. Background: Many studies report about the stressful diagnostic phase; however, none has ...