What is a strong, credible source of scientific information? How do you “know?”

    What is a strong, credible source of scientific information? How do you “know?” How can you translate information about the strengths and limitations of articles into your own thorough and thoughtful analysis of the overall literature?
    Choose and read one of the sample papers ( and respond to the following questions while identifying and referencing the strengths and limitations of the paper you chose to read:What “problem” or “argument” do you see in this paper?
    Did the authors respond to or otherwise acknowledge that problem or argument?If so, how and in what part of the paper did they do this?
    If not, what other issue did they address? How and in what part of the paper?
    How might you use that problem or argument to shape the development of your own research question and/or review of the literature for your final paper?
    What did you learn from this week’s resources regarding strategies on how to conduct a literature review? What strategies do you plan to employ as you review the literature for your final paper?
    Identify 3 sources related to a topic you might be interested in examining for your research paper. Are they strong, credible sources of information? Explain your rationale, based on this week’s required readings and media.
    Length: 4 pages or less, excluding references
    APA style for format and citations
    Choose from any of the papers below
    Grant, E.K., Gattamorta, K.A., & Foronda, C.L. (2020). Reducing the risk of unintended retained surgical sponges: A quality improvement project. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management, 21, Article 100099. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcorm.2020.100099Links to an external site.
    Miller, J., Ross, J.S., Wilenzick, M., & Mello, M.M. (2019). Sharing of clinical trial data and results reporting practices among large pharmaceutical companies: Cross sectional descriptive study and pilot of a tool to improve company practices. BMJ, 366, Article l4217. https://doi: 10.1136/bmj.l4127
    Allen, C., Des Jardins, T.R., Heider, A., Lyman, K.A., McWilliams, L., Rein, A.L., Schachter, A. A., Singh, R., Sorondo, B., Topper, J., & Turske, S.A. (2014). Data governance and data sharing agreements for community-wide health information exchange: Lessons from the beacon communities. EGEMS, 2(1), Article 5. http://dx.doi.org/10.13063/2327-9214.1057

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