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Table 1 10 questions for appraising qualitative research (CASP checklist)

From: Perception of risk and communication among conventional and complementary health care providers involving cancer patients’ use of complementary therapies: a literature review

Screening Questions Responses
1. Was there a clear statement of the aims of the research? Yes Can’t tell No
2. Is a qualitative methodology appropriate? Yes Can’t tell No
Detailed questions
3. Was the research design appropriate to address the aims of the research? Yes Can’t tell No
4. Was the recruitment strategy appropriate to the aims of the research? Yes Can’t tell No
5. Was the data collected in a way that addressed the research issue? Yes Can’t tell No
6. Has the relationship between research and participants been adequately considered? Yes Can’t tell No
7. Have ethical issues been taken into consideration? Yes Can’t tell No
8. Was the data analysis sufficiently rigorous? Yes Cant’ tell No
9. Is there a clear statement of findings? Yes Cant’ tell No
10. How valuable is the research? Yes Cant ‘tell No
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