Reading Research Literature #1 – Week 3

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Reading Research Literature #1 – Week 3

Reading Research Literature #1 – Week 3
(2 Pages)
Type your answers to the following questions using complete sentences and correct grammar, spelling and syntax. Click “Save as” and save the file with your last name and assignment, e.g.,”NR449_RRL1_Smith” Submit to the Reading Research Literature #1 basket in the Dropbox by 11:59 pm MT Sunday at the end of Week 3. The guidelines and grading rubric for this assignment may be found in Doc Sharing.

Title: RRL#1
Name: [Replace this text with your name]
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The following questions pertain to:
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Sanford, J., Townsend-Rocchicciolli, J.,Horigan, A., & Hall, P. (2011). A process of decision making by caregivers of family members with heart failure. Research & Theory for Nursing Practice, 25(1), 55-70.
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What is the purpose of this research?

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What is the research question (or questions)? This may be implicit or explicit.

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When reviewing research articles, most authors describe the design of the study. Did the authors describe the design of this study? If so, give a description.

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What characteristics does this study possess that are qualitative in nature? Review Chapter 2.

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Is this study retrospective or prospective? Explain your answer.

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What is the evidence that this journal is peer-reviewed? Does the journal have an editorial board? (Look for the journal’s website to discover...

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