Assessment 1: Literature Review –Method Section-500 wordsAssessment
(1 mark for each item) Checklist1. Include research question2. Identify all databases searched; it is expected that you identify at least five Databases(pubmed,cinahl,wiley online,medline,Cochrane library)3. Identify all search terms as a) MeSH, b) database thesaurus compatible and c) freetext search in Table 14. Identify all limiters including the 20-year period of literature search e.g. 1995 to2015; Boolean operators; use of wildcards; truncations etc.5. Define and explain the inclusion criteria:a) Identify the study designs (e.g. quantitative studies and/or qualitativestudies)b) Identify the nature/type of intervention (for experimental studies)c) Describe subjects and settings (i.e. the population characteristics)d) Identify the publication type and language (e.g. peer-reviewedarticles published in English)Define and explain the exclusion criteria6. Explain process of first cull of articles. Identify number of duplicates and numberof articles rejected7. Explain process of second cull of articles. Identify all studies ‘excluded with reason’(second cull of articles). Cite up to four reasons for excluding these studies.Correctly apply APA referencing method, using author/date only8. Include PRISMA graphic9. Adopt Method section template10. Produce a transparent, reproducible Method sectionatorMinLiterature review-3000wordsAssessment
i choose a problem or topic from within the field of cardiac nursing. Your literature review needs to demonstrate your capacity to identify the most important studies relevant to your research question, and to critique the work of other researchers. In relation to your topic of interest, conduct a thorough literature review and present it in a length and format suitable for publication. You need to nominate, and provide a justification for, the peer-reviewed journal most suitable for your literature review. Just include this information as a sentence or two before the Abstract.The abstract is the only section of this task where you must comply with strict word limits,consistent with the expectation of many scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. There are no other word limits that apply to the sections of this task. I suggest that you distribute the remaining word count across the other sections of this task in general alignment with the allocation of marks. So, more words in the Discussion section compared with the Introduction, for example.Abstract (5 marks) 250 words maximumProvide a structured abstract of your review: Background, Method, Results, Discussion, and Conclusion.