The term ‘qualitative review’ may be used either to refer to a review where the source studies reviewed report only qualitative data or to refer to a review the results of which are reported in a qualitative fashion. In the latter case the source studies may have reported quantitatively. Care should be taken to define exactly what is meant by a qualitative review, and to justify why a quantitative review was not appropriate/possible.

How to cite: Qualitative Review [online]. (2016). York; York Health Economics Consortium; 2016. https://www.yhec.co.uk/glossary/qualitative-review/

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