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Fig. 2 | BMC Medical Research Methodology

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From: A specific method for qualitative medical research: the IPSE (Inductive Process to analyze the Structure of lived Experience) approach

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Stage 5 of IPSE. From the demonstration of the structure of the experience to its translation into concrete proposals. a. The procedure of each researcher, initially individually, corresponds to the descriptive analysis phase, including: i) listening to and reading the interview, ii) cutting up the text in descriptive units and then regrouping them into categories, This operation is performed for each of the 20 interviews, which are analyzed transversally. b. This structuring phase involves a group procedure (at least 3 researchers) with regular pooling of the data and analysis, during which the theoretical sufficiency is assessed. During this phase, the axes of experience are produced and the group determinates the central axes of experience, which result in the proposal of a structure of the lived experience. Finally the practical phase, which leads from triangulation by the literature to concrete proposals (guidelines, PRO)

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