Your assignment is to find a research article relevant to the care of children. You will present the article online in post-conference Blackboard. Criteria for article:
Always have a subject in mind before you begin your research. If you have no subject in mind, search the e-version of the Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence below.
Tips to narrow a subject. If this was your topic:
What are the treatments for children with anxiety disorders?
Brainstorm synonyms for the terms that you are searching. You will want to come up with related terms in order to expand your searching.
treatment -- you can also use medical care or cure or therapy or remedy
children -- you can also use adolescence or kids or preteens or boys/ girls
anxiety -- you can also use fear or panic or stress
In several of our research databases, you can narrow a topic by selecting a subdivision. For example in Health Reference Academic, you can search for the subject anxiety, then click the subdivision. You can then select causes and treatments.
With several of the research databases, you can also use the term research or studies as keyword in your Advance search. This will help with identifying studies about yoru topic. It will
Another suggestion is to search the full-text to the Pediatric Nursing journal in CINAHL. Click this link to find out how to limit a search to a specific publication in CINAHL.