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Appraising The Methodological Vayor In Qualitative Research Method

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Qualitative research methodology is a communal approach in evidence based practice and nursing practice. Methodological rigor in appraising a qualitative research approach is an inevitable piece, it makes qualitative evidence reliable, honest and believable or in other words trustworthy. In qualitative research where rigor is used one can clearly note consistency, credibility and in-depth quality (Mcbrien, 2008). Methodological rigor is a necessary backbone for qualitative research, it should not be ignored or omitted during critically appraising qualitative evidence. Four major criteria used in appraising the methodological rigor include Member-checking, peer debriefing, reflexivity and audit trails (Mcbrien, 2008). In general, Qualitative
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