From synthesis to script: transforming qualitative research findings for use in practice.


Journal Article

Although qualitative research synthesis has secured a place in the evidence-based practice movement, little effort has as yet been directed toward translating the results into material form for practice. The authors transformed a qualitative research synthesis of findings pertaining to stigma in HIV-positive women into a script and DVD. The process of transformation entailed bringing together the norms and imperatives of scientific research, clinical practice, and artistic presentation.

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Cited Authors

  • Sandelowski, M; Trimble, F; Woodard, EK; Barroso, J

Published Date

  • December 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 1350 - 1370

PubMed ID

  • 17079798

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17079798

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1049-7323

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/1049732306294274


  • eng