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Evidence-Based, Quantitative and Qualitative Research

This guide is a basic introduction to finding Nursing and health literature which is either evidence-based practice, qualitative studies or quantitative studies.

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Welcome to the Evidence-Based, Quantitative and Qualitative Research guide

This guide is a basic introduction to finding Nursing and health literature which is either evidence-based practice, qualitative studies or quantitative studies. 

This guide assumes that you know the basics of searching for articles in the databases. if you require assistance in refining your subject or using the databases please see the related guides or contact the Library Information Desk for assistance. We are here to help you. 

Evidence-Based Practice, Quantitative or Qualitative studies can be found in CINAHL (the Cumulative Index to Allied Health Literature), Nursing Reference Centre, and Pubmed. This guide will discuss searching in the following databases: 

  • CINAHL
  • PubMed

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Rosemary

Qualitative vs. Quantitative Research

Qualitative vs Quantitative Research

Here is a simple introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative research, for those who might need a refresher.