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Focus Groups in Health Services Research at ICES


ICES conducts health services research using a diverse range of quantitative and qualitative methods. This report features advice and information for conducting various types of focus groups, such as interviews with the general public, stakeholder panel discussions and facilitated multi-physician discussions. Useful how-to content includes sample consent forms, checklists, budgets and descriptions of deliverables.



Slaughter P, Pinfold P, Flintoft V, Gort E, Thiel E, Blackstien-Hirsch P, Axcell T, Paterson M, Cameron C, Estabrooks C, Mercer SL, Goel V, Williams JI. May 1999

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