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REA 112hp - Downtown - Annotated Bibliography: Literature Reviews

Research Studies (as prey)

Research articles

  • Eat and digest DATA from observations
  • Produce FINDINGS

Sample Research Article

Olley, R., Edwards, I., Avery, M., & Cooper, H. (2019). Systematic review of the evidence related to mandated nurse staffing ratios in acute hospitals. Australian Health Review, 43(3), 288–293. https://doi.org/10.1071/AH16252 https://0-search-ebscohost-com.library2.pima.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=136807098&site=eds-live&scope=site

The Review Article (as predator)

Review articles

  • Eat and digest RESEARCH ARTICLES
    • . . . especially their findings.
  • Produce EVALUATIONS of the current state of research

Sample Review Article

Goolsarran, N., Hamo, C. E., Lane, S., Frawley, S., & Lu, W.-H. (2018). Effectiveness of an interprofessional patient safety team-based learning simulation experience on healthcare professional trainees. BMC Medical Education, 18(1), 192. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-018-1301-4    https://0-search-ebscohost-com.library2.pima.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=cmedm&AN=30089502&site=eds-live&scope=site‚Äč

About Review Articles

1. Every review article (eats and) digests lots of research studies.

2. There are many research studies, but few review articles.

3. A good review article on your topic is a gold mine.

4. Some review articles are very long.

5. Other names for a review article:

  • A literature review
  • A review of the literature

6. Don't mistake the following things for a review article:

  • The brief review of the literature found in the Introduction of every research study.
  • Peer reviewed journal, which is a journal that lets peer experts review an article before it can be published.

Sample Research Articles