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Nursing and Health Sciences

The elements of a scientific article

A scientific paper includes the following elements

Abstract - a brief summary of the article that addresses purpose, methods, results and conclusion.

Introduction - background information, aim and problem statements

Method - describes the method used, so precisely that it is possible for the reader to follow and repeat the research process.

Results - presentation of the results in text and optionally with tables, charts and figures.

Discussion - this section discusses the research results and the principles, relationships, or generalizations which are certified by the study's results. Possible weaknesses in the study is discussed here.

Reference list - all the documents that the author referred to of shall be included in the reference list.

Health - Databases

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Interdisciplinary databases

Databaser som täcker flera discipliner (ämnen)

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