Look for peer-reviewed articles in notable journals (For nursing: Avoid nurse-opinion articles posted on the internet from nursing websites, such as The Center for Nursing Advocacy, Nursezone.com, and others.
b. Look for peer-reviewed articles in notable journals (For nursing: Avoid nurse-opinion articles posted on the internet from nursing websites, such as The Center for Nursing Advocacy, Nursezone.com, and others. Also, avoid hospital organization sites.) Look at the major nursing journals (do a Shapiro Library lit search instead of an internet search). You may consider using a position statement from a nursing organization as one of the resources.
c. Do not use Wikipedia as a reference.
Paper information: The topic for the paper needs to center around healthcare informatics or a subset of it, such as the use of databases in healthcare informatics. Please focus on the data mining aspect of informatics.
i. There should be a clear indication of the significance of the problem to nursing practice or other discipline, supported by the literature (note that the introduction merely introduces it; the development expounds on the introduction).
ii. Then, present the arguments about how to manage this issue or topic. Remember to present the main points of each author, analyzing and evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of each position. Consider any relationships between what the authors have said. Is there any overlap? Are there any gaps? Do the authors make valid points?
iii. Consider what applies from the article(s) that support your persuasive argument. Use all of the literature to back up your statements; synthesizing the information from your articles (no more than 20% of the paper should be quoted material). Also, avoid using bulleted lists.