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Nursing Subject Guide

This guide supports our NUR courses and students. You can find links to excellent resources here.

Allied Health Databases

 

Gale Interactive: Human Anatomy

General Academic Databases

Nursing Databases Search Strategies

Tips for Finding Quantitative Articles with a Keyword Search

If you want to limit your search to quantative studies, first try "quantitative" as a keyword, then try using one of the following terms/phrases in your search (example: lactation AND statistics):

  • Experiment
  • Hypothesis
  • Reliability
  • Sample
  • Statistics
  • Validity
  • Variables

Tips for Finding Qualitative Articles with a Keyword Search

If you want to limit your search to qualitative studies, first try "qualitative" as a keyword, then try using one of the following terms/phrases in your search (example: lactation AND focus group):

  • ethnography
  • case study
  • focus group
  • interview
  • oral history
  • participant observation
  • lived experience
  • narrative
  • life experiences
  • observational method