Keeping up to date with reliable mental health research: the National Elf Service white paper.

To keep up with new papers being published, I use a combination of RSS feeds from journals in my field, Google Scholar Updates, the reference manager Papers, and … Systematic reviews provide a synthesis of evidence for practitioners, for clinical practice guideline developers, and for those designing and justifying primary research.

Moreover the number of papers we would have to read to keep up to date with all of the important evidence has become astronomical in recent years (see table 6). Books will be of more use in some research areas than others. André Tomlin summarises the WeNurses tweet chat that he ran with Teresa Chinn on 11/12/14. It is important to keep up to date with current research findings, new innovations in care, recent trends in patient problems, trends in patient outcomes and changes in the social, political and system context of the care we provide. This study examined how researchers stay up to date, using the information journey model as a … The chat saw contributions from a diverse group of 96 people who discussed the barriers to keeping up to date with reliable research, literature searching, critical appraisal, Twitter journal clubs and much more. A few databases include books but the best way to keep up to date is through the publishers’ websites. I don’t find the stuff where nurses self-report research use very useful or believable. Keeping up to date with research developments is a central activity of academic researchers, but research-ers face difficulties in managing the rapid growth of available scientific information. The major academic publishers, as listed under ‘ Journal issues ’ above, offer this, but also

A literature review has a number of discernible features and imperatives as its ... up-to-date as possible.

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Having an up-to-date and comprehensive review is therefore important. This blog raises lots of important issues and reminds me about how we can learn from how nurses use research in practice and in decision making.

There are many tools available to you that will help you keep up to date with the latest research in your field. There has been quite a lot of research on the topic. SEARCH AND PREPARATION FOR THE REVIEW Knowing the journals ... important to know where research groups are based, their research focus, and how to