Editorial: Research reporting: Clarity and accuracy improve quality
Green, Theresa (2010) Editorial: Research reporting: Clarity and accuracy improve quality. Canadian Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 32(4), pp. 4-6.
Research publication is one of the final steps in the research process, which begins with development of a research idea. Moving through the process of bringing together collaborators, design of the study protocol, securing of grant or study funding, and obtaining ethic(s) approval to conduct the research, and implementation of the research, analysis and drawing of conclusions based on the data leads to publication of the study results. Although a final step in the research process entails dissemination of the results, many studies go unreported or are improperly reported. Indeed, reviewers have suggested that many randomized controlled trials, observational studies, and qualitative studies lack crucial methodological features or details that lend credibility to study results (Simera et al., 2010).
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||editorial; human; international cooperation; methodology; organization and management; practice guideline; publication; publishing; quality control; standard|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000) > Nursing not elsewhere classified (111099)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
|Deposited On:||01 Jul 2015 00:27|
|Last Modified:||09 Jul 2015 05:59|
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