To help determine if an article is a research study, focus your attention on the abstract on the article's first page. Research articles typically include the following sections in the abstract that explain the purpose of the article:
Nursing Education in Video is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board.
Starting on page 54 of the Encyclopedia of Nursing Research is a short history of the development and evolution of the CINAHL database. (Requires your CCAC login from off-campus)
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