Title

Using the consensus development conference method in healthcare research

RIS ID

79255

Publication Details

Halcomb, E., Davidson, P. & Hardaker, L. (2008). Using the consensus development conference method in healthcare research. Nurse Researcher, 16 (1), 56-71.

Abstract

Consensus methods are increasingly being used in healthcare research, particularly for formulating policy and strategic directions. This paper by Elizabeth Halcomb, Patricia Davidson and Laura Hardaker discusses the issues central to the planning and conduct of the consensus development conference, and offers practical recommendations to researchers intending to use this approach.