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RAD 120 Clinical Education

Use this guide for the requirements for radiographic contrast procedure case study paper.

Finding Articles

Finding Articles Quick Tips

Before you begin your research, have a good understanding of the types of sources you need. 

  • Peer-Reviewed / Scholarly articles 

Note: Peer-reviewed articles are also referred to as scholarly articles, refereed articles, and academic articles. 

Peer-Review Process

What is a peer-reviewed article?

Peer review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Independent researchers in the relevant research area assess submitted manuscripts for originality, validity and significance to help editors determine whether a manuscript should be published in their journal.

Source: BioMedCentral. (n/a). Peer review process.

Peer-review process for publication in a journal:

Source: Scientific Forefront Journal. (n/a). Publication process.

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles

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Although there are many types of peer-reviewed articles, it is recommended that you find case studies for your assignment.


CINAHL Complete

How to search CINAHL Complete and limit to case studies 


How to search PubMed and limit to case studies