Contents of a Research Proposal




Components of a Scientific Paper

Two main parts of a scientific paper

  • Theoretical
    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Background
  • Empirical
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Discussion/Implications
    • Conclusions

Format for a Scientific Article

  • Introduction (Theoretical)
    • Problem statement with citations
    • Purpose
  • Background
    • Review the current publications (Theoretical)
  • Methods (Empirical)
    • Design and Setting
    • Participants
    • Measurement Instruments
    • Data Collection Procedures
    • Data Analysis
  • Results (Empirical)
  • Discussion (Empirical)
  • Conclusions and Implications (Empirical)
  • References

 

 

Points to Scientific Writing

  • Use relevant and timely citations.
  • If it is not cited, it sounds like opinion.
  • Write in the third person:
    • First Person- I, we, our, their…
    • Second Person- you…
    • Third Person- the clinical nurse…

Who is the target audience?

  • NPs
  • Nurses
  • Educators
  • Administrators
  • Physicians

One paper cannot address everyone

 

Resources

Saver, C. (2006). Writing Effectively. AORN (83)6, 1330-1333. 

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