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Observation in Grounded Theory and Ethnography: What are the Differences?

Tahereh Fathi Najafi 1 , Robab Latifnejad Roudsari 2 , * , Hossein Ebrahimipour 3 and Narjes Bahri 1
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1 PhD Student in Reproductive Health, Student Research Committee, Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
2 Associated Professor, Evidence-Based Care Research Centre, Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
3 Associate Professor in Health Services Management, Management and Social Determinant of Health Research Center, School of Health, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Department of Health Care Management
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: November 01, 2016, 18 (11); e40786
  • Published Online: October 9, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: July 19, 2016
  • Revised: August 23, 2016
  • Accepted: September 27, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.40786

To Cite: Fathi Najafi T, Latifnejad Roudsari R, Ebrahimipour H, Bahri N. Observation in Grounded Theory and Ethnography: What are the Differences?, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 ; 18(11):e40786. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.40786.

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