Answered By: Valerie R. Meyer
Last Updated: Oct 08, 2018     Views: 107

The librarians have prepared information in the Research Basics Home. This guide will help you understand the "WHY" of research. See the link below to the Research Basics Homepage. There is a box that explains the difference between background and foreground questions.


Friesen-Storms, J., Beurskens, A. J. H. M., & Bours, G. J. J. W. (2017). Teaching and implementing evidence-based practice in a hospital unit with secondary vocational trained nurses: Lessons learned. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 48(9), 407-412. doi: 

Stillwell SB, Fineout-Overholt E, Melnyk BM, Williamson KM. (2010). Evidence-based practice, step by step: Asking the clinical question: A key step in evidence-based practice. American Journal of Nursing, 110(3), 58-61. doi:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000368959.11129.79.