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EBP Chapter 4 M1

Selecting and Defining a Problem

Literature Review A critical summary of the most important scholarly literature on a particular topic. Scholarly literature can refer to research-based publications and conceptual or theoretical literature
Refereed journals Important sources of scholarly. Uses a panel of reviewers who examine manuscripts for possible publication. It determines acceptance of manuscripts based on the recommendations of peer reviewers
Primary source Written by the person who developed the theory or conducted the research
Secondary source A brief description of a study, written by a person(s) other than the original researcher
Abstract Summaries of articles that appear in other journals (they are especially useful for determining whether a particular reference is relevant to an area of study before searching for it on the shelves)
Created by: jessmgar