NRS-433V Week 1 Literature Search

Conduct a literature search to
locate research articles focused on a practice problem of interest. This
literature search should include both quantitative and qualitative peer
research articles to support your practice problem or issue of interest in
350-750 words.


Identify six peer research articles
which will be utilized through the next 5 weeks as reference sources. Create a
reference list in which the six articles are listed. Beneath each reference
include the article's abstract. The completed assignment should have a title
page and a reference list with abstracts.


Suggestions for locating qualitative
and quantitative research articles from credible sources:


  1. Use a library database such as CINAHL Complete for your


  1. Using the advanced search page check the box beside
    "Research Article" in the "Limit Your Results"


  1. When setting up the search you can type your topic in
    the top box, then add quantitative or qualitative as a search term in one
    of the lower boxes. Research articles often are described as qualitative
    or quantitative.


To narrow/broaden your search,
remove the words qualitative and quantitative and include words that narrow or
broaden your main topic. For example: Diabetes and pediatric and dialysis. To
determine what research design was used, review the abstract and the methods
section of the article. The author will provide a description of data
collection using qualitative or quantitative methods.


Prepare this assignment according to
the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success
Center. An abstract is required.


This assignment uses a rubric.
Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar
with the expectations for successful completion.


You are not required to submit this
assignment to Turnitin.

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