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HHS 453: Cultural Competence in Healthcare: Using Scholarly Articles

Scholarly Articles

 

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

Scholarly articles in the sciences are arranged into the parts below and usually the parts are labeled. Every part may not always be labeled, but the content will include the following:

ABSTRACT – a summary of the article

INTRODUCTION – a brief explanation of the research topic and why this particular research was performed.

MATERIALS and METHODS – How the research was performed

RESULTS – The results of the research. An explanation of what happened.

DISCUSSION or CONCLUSION – What do the results mean?  What is significant or important of them?  What was learned?

REFERENCES – The research of others that was consulted in the writing of this article.