The Delphi technique

Aust J Adv Nurs. 1988 Dec-1989 Feb;6(2):41-5.


The Delphi technique is an easy-to-use research instrument which has become an accepted method of achieving consensus among individuals and experts. This paper describes its techniques, parameters for its successful application, variety of uses and some advantages and disadvantages.

MeSH terms

  • Delphi Technique*
  • Humans
  • Nursing Research / methods*