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Table 3 Intensity sampling: Example of reciprocal translation of 3 concepts

From: The use of purposeful sampling in a qualitative evidence synthesis: A worked example on sexual adjustment to a cancer trajectory

Concepts Walker (2011) Gilbert (2010) Juraskova (2003)
Sexual struggling Having a sense of loss Altered body image Reduced vaginal lubrication
Exacerbation of struggling Avoiding communication about the sexual changes Sticking to a coital imperative Receiving radiotherapy combined with external radiation and brachytherapy
Sexual adjustment Accepting the decision to stop sexuality Renegotiating the practices of sexual intimacy Sexual adjustment and quality of life