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Basic Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice Resources

Research Articles

  • Research articles are published results of research studies.
  • Research studies are the primary means of developing new clinical knowledge, but ...
  • Research articles vary in the level of detail given about the study. You may need to do your own evaluation.
  • Locateresearch articles using:
    • PubMed | Search Tips
      Hint: You can limit with Article Types, such as Randomized Controlled Trial, Clinical Trial, Meta-Analysis, or Systematic Reviews. Or, you can limit to citations containing structured abstracts by including the term hasstructuredabstract in the search box.
    • PubMed Clinical Queries | Search Tips
    • CINAHL Complete  | Search Tips
      Hint: Click on Research Article in the Limit Your Results Section; or limit with Publication Type, such as Clinical Trial or Research; or use the Clinical Queries limit; or the Evdence-Based Practice limit
    • More databases...


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