Time to Dissect Research Studies

Overview

Here is a list of five peer-reviewed nursing research journal articles on nursing research that are available through the Regis Library. Choose one of them that is of interest to you to read.

Initial Post

Based on the research article you read, respond to the following prompts:

  • What, if any, was the theoretical framework that was used by article author(s)?
  • Describe the framework; was it from nursing or a borrowed theory?
  • Describe how the framework was used to inform the research study.
  • How much did the researchers write about it in the journal article? For example, was it weaved throughout the paper or mentioned only in the beginning?
  • In your opinion, what other nursing theory might have worked with this research study? Why?