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This guide for Nursing 210 will help you use the best research tools for finding nursing and medical journal articles.
Explore the Abstract!
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 Research Critiques
This ebook provides nursing students with a step-by-step guide to critically analyze evidence from research studies. The introduction
provides an overview of the critique template that is applied throughout the book. The remainder of the text includes reprints of quantitative
studies followed by a critique of each.
Use the links below to see an example article and its corresponding critique.
Online Nursing Video Collection
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.
A Brief History of CINAHL
Encyclopedia of Nursing Research
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)
The premium research databases listed below allow you to access millions of articles from reputable publications like journals, magazines, and reference books. You can save, print, email, and generate citations for documents in these databases.
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