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NUR 210, Proie, Boyce: Find the Article

This Course Guide will help you:

  • Search a journal database
  • Find an acceptable article on an ethical or legal issue in nursing
  • Learn to critique a primary research article
  • Cite the article
  • Find help!

nur210 research article

CINAHL Search Tips

Use SIMPLE KEYWORDS in search boxes:

ethics and cancer

ethics and euthanasia

liability and clinical

legal and home health

"legislation and jurisprudence" and nursing

Use LIMITERS to narrow the results.

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Research Article Tips

Research articles follow a specific format and are organized into standard sections. Skim the abstract and article for the following sections:








Articles to Skip

Letters to the editor

News articles

Literature reviews

Editorials & opinion pieces

Systematic reviews

Information articles

Care plans

Meta analysis & meta synthesis

Get Started with CINAHL

CINAHL, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, is the best place to start your search. It includes:
over 3000 journals
full text back to 1937
advanced search capabilities
evidence based care sheets
continuing education & quick lessons

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