Undertaking a literature review: a step-by-step approach.

@article{Cronin2008UndertakingAL,
  title={Undertaking a literature review: a step-by-step approach.},
  author={Patricia Cronin and Frances Mary Ryan and Michael Coughlan},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          38-43
        }
}
Nowadays, most nurses, pre- and post-qualification, will be required to undertake a literature review at some point, either as part of a course of study, as a key step in the research process, or as part of clinical practice development or policy. For student nurses and novice researchers it is often seen as a difficult undertaking. It demands a complex range of skills, such as learning how to define topics for exploration, acquiring skills of literature searching and retrieval, developing the… CONTINUE READING

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