Qualitative methods in PhD theses from general practice in Scandinavia

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Qualitative methods in PhD theses from general practice in Scandinavia. / Malterud, Kirsti; Hamberg, Katarina; Reventlow, Susanne.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2017, p. 309-312.

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Malterud, K, Hamberg, K & Reventlow, S 2017, 'Qualitative methods in PhD theses from general practice in Scandinavia', Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 309-312. https://doi.org/10.1080/02813432.2017.1397257

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Malterud, K., Hamberg, K., & Reventlow, S. (2017). Qualitative methods in PhD theses from general practice in Scandinavia. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, 35(4), 309-312. https://doi.org/10.1080/02813432.2017.1397257

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Malterud K, Hamberg K, Reventlow S. Qualitative methods in PhD theses from general practice in Scandinavia. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 2017;35(4):309-312. https://doi.org/10.1080/02813432.2017.1397257

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Malterud, Kirsti ; Hamberg, Katarina ; Reventlow, Susanne. / Qualitative methods in PhD theses from general practice in Scandinavia. In: Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 2017 ; Vol. 35, No. 4. pp. 309-312.

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