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Nursing Research

Types of publications in Scholarly Journals

There are different types of articles found in Scholarly Nursing Journals. Not everything published in a Professional Nursing Journal is a research article. Book reviews, editorials and case studies are also found in nursing journals. So examine what you find.

Is it evidence-based? What makes an article evidence-based? Original research articles share support as to why or why not certain treatments are provided.

Types of Articles -- Examples

Here are some examples of different types of articles [publications] found in professional nursing journals. Individual clinical studies are not the only material in a journal --- editorials, book reviews, systematic reviews, literature reviews, CEUs, and more are also included.

Resources listed on these guides are compiled by librarians at the R.A. Williams Library. We accept content recommendations, and after review, may include suggested resources on a guide. Our time is limited, so we generally do not reply to unsolicited recommendations from individuals not affiliated with AdventHealth University or notify them regarding whether or not we have linked to suggested content.