3. Overview of the Research Process
Look at the journal papers listed below and think about:
- What are the sub-headings used in the paper?
- How to they relate to the stages of the research process?
- What are the stages of the research process used in each approach?
SUGGESTED SAGE ONLINE JOURNALS FOR USE
A review of the literature
Smith, S., Brick, A., O’Hara, S. and Normand, C. (2013). Evidence of cost and cost-effectiveness of palliative care: A literature review. Palliative Medicine. Available at: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0269216313493466
A qualitative study
Keiski, P. Flinck, A. Kaunonen, M. Paavilainen, E. (2016). Women’s experiences of perpetrating family violence: a qualitative study. 21 (5–6), 417–429. Available at: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1744987116653439
A randomised-controlled trial
Shaw, P. Tancy, W. Wesby, L. Ulrich, V. Troxel, A. Huffman, D. Fotser, G. Vollp, K. (2017). The design and conduct of Keep it Off: an online randomized trial of financial incentives for weight loss maintenance. Clinical Trials, 14 (1). Available at:
The Journal of Advanced Nursing website could be used to review the way research is presented: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1365-2648