The articles below provide tips for reading and critiquing nursing and medical journal articles.
The premium research databases listed below allow you to access millions of articles from reputable publications such as nursing and medical journals and encyclopedias. You can save, print, email, and generate citations for documents in these databases.
Enter your search terms in the search box.
Click the boxes beside these limiters: Peer-Reviewed and Any Author is Nurse.
On the left side of the search results, limit Publication Date to 2019-Present.
Consider limiting to Academic Journals.
Consider limiting to Subject: Major Heading. Click on Show More to see all subject headings.
In the search results, choose PDF Full Text articles.
Make sure the article has most of the elements that you would like to include in your critique, such as: Research Question, Literature Review, Methodology, and Conclusions.
Note that, since this is a subscription database, the link at the top of the page will not provide a link back to the article. The permalink icon at the bottom of the right column will.
Note options such as Print, Email and Cite on the right.