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NUR 210, Allegheny: Research

This guide provides tools for finding and critiquing research articles in nursing and medical journals for the NUR 210 project.

Example Critique

Tutorial: How to read scholarly materials This video explains how to identify components of scholarly articles so that you can navigate them more efficiently.

Recommended Nursing & Medical Databases

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.

Additional Nursing Resources from CCAC Library

CINAHL Search Strategy for Article Critique Assignment

Enter your search terms in the search box.

Click the boxes beside these limiters: Past 5 years, Peer-Reviewed and Any Author is Nurse.


Click Search.

Consider limiting to Subject: Major Heading under All filters. 

In the search results, choose Access now (PDF).

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 the Cite, Share and Print options at the top of the page. 

Nursing Videos


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