Keeping abreast of scientific literature is mandatory for vascular access specialists (VAS) and clinicians. The importance for clinicians is acutely relevant because they implement evidence-based practice at the bedside. If the VAS does not keep up-to-date with current literature, they cannot competently serve their patients. Unfortunately, little time is spent teaching “how” to read and vet the literature. Numerous types of articles are found throughout the literature spectrum such as original or research articles, case reports (and case series), reviews, commentaries, editorials, and letters to the editor.1 Original or research articles will be the focus of this article and should consist of an introduction, methods, results, and discussion (Sometimes referred to as IMRAD). Before we talk about the original or research article, briefly, let’s talk about other papers. Case report (and case series) articles describe a unique case, or cases, with the purpose of teaching and comminicating how similar...
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other| March 15 2023
An educational column by
Gregory E. Gilbert, EdD, MSPH, PStat®;
Eric B. Bauman, PhD, RN, EMT-P, FSSH, PMHNP-BC, APNP
Journal of the Association for Vascular Access (2023) 28 (1): 8–12.
Gregory E. Gilbert, Eric B. Bauman; An educational column by . Journal of the Association for Vascular Access 1 March 2023; 28 (1): 8–12. doi: https://doi.org/10.2309/JAVA-2023-28-01-04
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