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Nursing & Concept Analysis: Concept Analysis

Information and resources on the topic of concept anaylsis in relation to nursing.

What is Concept Analysis?

"A concept analysis is an exercise designed to make the student/researcher familiar as possible with a concept (variable). A concept is usually one or two words that convey meaning, understanding or feelings between or among individuals within a same discipline." --- South Eastern Louisiana University SourceNURS 600 ASSIGNMENT CONCEPT ANALYSIS PAPER

How to find Concept Analysis articles?

Steps to find Concept Analysis articles:

1. Select a journal database or search engine that indexes journal articles.


Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, Google Scholar,  Nursing & Allied Health (ProQuest), Science Direct

2. Select the advanced search choice.

3. Type terms in the different search boxes.

4. Use "Concept Analysis" in one of the search boxes. You can try limiting to "title of article" -- this will look for "concept analysis" in the article title.

Articles explaining or discussing Concept Analysis

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Concept Analysis Articles

Examples of Concept Analysis articles in nursing journals...