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1. Annersten, M., & Wredling, R. (2006). "How to write a research proposal." Reliability and validity in a nutshell." Journal of Clinical Nursing, 18, 3237-3243.

2. Bell, B. A., DiStefano, C., & Morgan, G. B. (2010, December). "A primer on disseminating applied quantitative research." Journal of Early Intervention, 32(5), 370-383.

3. Coughlin, M., Cronin, P., & Ryan, F. (2007). "Step-by-step guide to critiquing research. Part 1: Quantitative research." British Journal of Nursing, 16(11), 658-663.

4. Flynn, M., Watmough, S., Wright, A., & Fry, K. (2009, July). "Health research in context, defining the research question and designing the study." British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 5(7), 346-349.

5. Funk, M. (2011, July). "As health care technology advances: Benefits and risks." American Journal of Critical Care, 20(4), 285-291.

6. Gawlinski, A. (2008, July). "The power of clinical nursing research: Engage clinicians, improve patients' lives, and forge a professional legacy." American Journal of Critical Care, 17(4), 315-326.

7. Klopper, H. (2008, December). "The qualitative research proposal." Curationis, 31(4), 62-72.

8. Krill, C., Raven, C., & Staffileno, B. A. (2012, March-April). "Moving from a clinical question to research: The implementation of a safe patient handling program." MedSurg Nursing, 21(2), 104-106, 116.

9. Nicholls, D. (2009a, October). "Qualitative research: Part one- Philosophies." International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 16(10), 526-533.

10. Nicholls, D. (2009b, November). "Qualitative research: Part 2- Methodologies." International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 16(11), 586-592.

11. Welford, C., Murphy, K., & Casey, D. (2012). "Demystifying nursing research terminology: Part 2." Nurse Researcher, 19(2), 29-35.

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1. Chesla, C. A. (2008). "Translational research: Essential contributions from interpretive nursing science." Research in Nursing & Health, 31, 381-390.

2. Coughlan, Michael, Cronin, Patricia, Ryan, Frances. ( 2009).  "Survey research: Process and limitations." International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 16 (1), 9-15.

3. Mulnard, R. A. (2011). "Translational research: Connecting evidence to clinical practice." Japan Journal of Nursing Science, 8, 1-6.

4. Oermann, M. H., Shaw-Kokot, J., Knafl, G. J., & Dowell, J. (2010). "Dissemination of research into clinical nursing literature." Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19, 3435-3442.

5. Palese, Alvisa, Tomietto, Marco, et al.  (2011). "Surgical Patient Satisfaction as an Outcome of Nurses' Caring Behaviors: A Descriptive and Correlational Study in Six European Countries." Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 43 (4), 341–350.

6. Ryan, Francis, Coughlan,Michael, Cronin, Patricia. (2007).  "Step-by-step guide to critiquing research. Part 2: quantitative research." British Journal of Nursing, 16 (12), 738-744.

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