Week 2: Database Search
EBOOK: McGonigle, D. & Mastrian, K. (2018). Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge (4th ed.). Jones & Bartlett.
Choose a topic related to health that has meaning to your personal health, interests, and well-being. This may be a disease, such as diabetes, or a healthy fitness activity.
Conduct a database search comparing one of the following database directories with Google Scholar.
- CINAHL and Google Scholar
- PubMed and Google Scholar
Explain how you were able to narrow down the number of articles hits you had initially, and present within your post a summary of the credible article you chose as your resource. How do you know your article choice is credible? Which database do you prefer and why?
How will using a database search facilitate your:
- scholarly work;
- nursing work (evidence-based practice); and
- personal self-development?
Will discuss how to use databases like CINAHL, Google Scholar, and PubMed. You will conduct a database searching comparing two databases
CINAHL and Google Scholar
PubMed and Google Scholar.