Analysis in grounded theory - how is it done? Examples from a study that explored living with treatment for sleep apnoea

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dc.contributor.author Ward, Kim en
dc.contributor.author Gott, Caryl en
dc.contributor.author Hoare, K en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-17T21:01:52Z en
dc.date.issued 2017-01-30 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42675 en
dc.description.abstract This case describes a grounded theory study that explored 16 people’s experiences of using continuous positive airway pressure for sleep apnea. This treatment can be challenging, and there is concern that patient compliance is poor. Factors involved in non-compliance have been extensively explored. In contrast, this study identified how people live with treatment, which involves a process of individual change management underpinned by the substantive theory constructed from the study: bargaining and balancing life with continuous positive airway pressure. The theory comprises three main categories: becoming a team for good-sleep, making choices about continuous positive airway pressure, and becoming used to continuous positive airway pressure. Grounded theory research is considered an inductive process. However, scholars argue that deductive and abductive reasoning are also used during analysis. This case uses examples to support the use of different forms of reasoning in grounded theory. This case illustrates the implementation of different reasoning and outlines the practical aspects of applying inductive, deductive, and abductive thought to data analysis. en
dc.format.medium SAGE Research Methods Cases: Health Part 2 en
dc.publisher Sage Publications en
dc.relation.ispartofseries SAGE Research Methods Cases en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.subject grounded theory analysis, types of reasoning, patient perspectives, CPAP, sleep apnoea en
dc.title Analysis in grounded theory - how is it done? Examples from a study that explored living with treatment for sleep apnoea en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.4135/9781473989245 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 648907 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id Nursing en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-08-15 en


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