Making Sense of Grounded Theory Approach: Implications for Medial Education Research

Mohsen Tavokol, S Torabi, AA Zeialoo



This article first gives a definition of grounded theory and its development and use in medicine and medical education. The fundamental differences of grounded theory with quantitative methods are discussed along a full discussion of the steps required to use a grounded theory approach. At the end the questions in the area of medical education which can best addressed with this approach are provided.




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