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Journal of General Internal Medicine

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 195–199 | Cite as

Making use of qualitative research techniques

  • Michael Berkwits
  • Thomas S. Inui
From Research To Practice

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Critical Incident Sage Publication JGIM Volume Qualitative Technique Administrative Change 
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© Society of General Internal Medicine 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Berkwits
    • 1
  • Thomas S. Inui
    • 2
  1. 1.Received from the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Division of General Internal MedicineUniversity of Pennsylvania Medical CenterPhiladelphia
  2. 2.the Department of Ambulatory Care and PreventionHarvard Community Health Plan and Harvard Medical SchoolBoston

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