Nursing Assignment on How to Read a Research Article by Diane Hudson

Article 1:Read the JSPN article, How to Read a Research Article by Diane Hudson-Barr (2004) After reading Hudson-Barr‘s article, answer the questions below. Explain your answers in 1-3 sentences below each question
APA format
1. Find the title.
• “In general,” what kind of information is found in the Title section of an article?

2. Find the abstract (summary at top of article):
• “In general,” what kind of information is found in the abstract section of a research article?

3. Find the Introduction or similar section (usually first paragraphs).
• “In general,” what kind of information is found in the introduction section of a research article?

4. Find the “Methods” or procedures (design, sample and data analysis) section or similar section.
• “In general,” what kind of information is found in the ‘Methods’ section of a research article?

5. Find the “Results” (or findings) section.
• “In general,” what kind of information is found in the Results/findings section of a research study?

6. Find the “Discussion” section.
• “In general,” what kind of information is found in the discussion section of a research study?

7. Find the “Conclusions/Implications” section.
• “In general,” what kind of information is found in the conclusion section of a research study?

8. Find the Reference list.
• How many articles were cited?
• What was the date range on them?
• What does this date range tell you about this topic?

9. Briefly state additional comments on your thoughts or insight about this article and this experience?

Answer the questions in blue ink fallow APA format cite 4 references