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Searching and Evaluating the Literature
Searching and Evaluating the Literature
Purpose and Argument of a Comprehensive Review

Universities place tremendous emphasis on literature review, at every stage from the undergraduate dissertation in UK (and some North American) pre-registration Nursing programmes to the PhD and publication. Everything has a substantial section of literature review. Why? A good part of the answer lies in the model of evidence-based practice.

In 1991, Gordon Guyatt, one of a group of doctors ...

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