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Title: Delphi method and nominal group technique in family planning and reproductive health research
Authors: van Teijlingen, Edwin
Pitchforth, Emma
Bishop, Caroline
Russell, Elizabeth
First Published: 2006
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group for Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
Citation: Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, 2006, 32(4), pp.249-252
Abstract: Both the Delphi method and nominal group technique offer structured, transparent and replicable ways of synthesising individual judgements and have been used extensively for priority setting and guideline development in health-related research including reproductive health. Within evidence-based practice they provide a means of collating expert opinion where little evidence exists.They are distinct from many other methods because they incorporate both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Both methods are inherently flexible; this article also discusses other strengths and weaknesses of these methods.
DOI Link: 10.1783/147118906778586598
Type: Article
Description: This is the author's final draft, not as published in The Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, 2006, 32(4), pp.249-252
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