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Each student will submit a 2,000 to 2,500 word, single-spaced (Times New Roman font and 1-inch margins) literature review of 4 health services research studies focused on patient satisfaction published in a peer-reviewed journal. You may choose the same topic as your team project, but not the same articles as team members. The criteria for the analysis will be distributed to each student.
[Note: For these guidelines, in some sections, I have quoted directly some of the steps from Galvan, J. (2006). Writing literature reviews: a guide for students of the behavioral sciences (3rd ed.). Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing.]What is a literature review? It focuses on a specific topic of interest to you and includes a critical analysis of the relationship among different works. It is a stand-alone paper. Your paper should include the following sections: Introduction, Methods/Results, and Discussion/Conclusion. Introduction SectionStep 1: Decide on a topic you may choose a topic that is of personal interest or you may choose a topic associated with your team project. If the latter, you may not use the same articles as anyone else in your team. For the introduction, I need to know the topic, the keywords you used, and a brief list of the four articles you will be reviewing. An example of a list: In this literature review, I will discuss four articles focused on nursing home management: Davis (2005); Castle and Peterson (2016); Mor, Zinn, and Holl (2010); and Zinn, Brown, Castle, et al. (2007).
In the Methods section of the paper answer the following questions for each article:
The discussion is a brief summary of the overall results. In your discussion/conclusion section. compare and contrast the findings of the four articles: