The Application of a Phenomenographic Approach in Healthcare and Nursing Research

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พรพรรณ มนสัจจกุล จิราพร วรวงศ์



       Phenomenography is a qualitative research approach that is useful for exploring variations of conception encompassing the phenomena of human experience in the world. This approach has often been applied in research studies in the area of education, economics, and healthcare research. Although the phenomenographic approach is conducted quite widely, there is a little research

study using this approach in Thailand, especially in the area of healthcare and nursing research. The purpose of this paper is to explain what phenomenography is and how this qualitative research method can be used in the areas of healthcare and nursing research. The phenomenographic method can be used to clarify the perspectives of clients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals of how they experience and perceive a phenomenon in which they are interested in. Therefore, the phenomenographic approach can be considerable for the development of knowledge for practice-based approaches to health care for clients.


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มนสัจจกุลพ, วรวงศ์จ. The Application of a Phenomenographic Approach in Healthcare and Nursing Research. Nursing Journal of The Ministry of Public Health [Internet]. 10Sep.2018 [cited 20Jun.2019];28(2):11-6. Available from:


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