Use the University Library to locate peer-reviewed research articles related to a research study about health or health care issues, concerns, or trends.
- The research article must describe a research study, not an editorial or brief.
- The research study must be based in the United States from 2010 to the present.
- It is recommended that you select health topics of interest to you or your job, with no complex statistical analyses.
Review the Researching Articles in the University Library Tutorial for help finding articles. All selected articles must come from the UOP library.
Select at least 3 peer-reviewed articles to use to complete an annotated bibliography. The 3 research articles can be based on the same or different topics. Topic ideas can include (but not limited to):
- Adolescent obesity (select different geographic locales: urban vs rural)
- Infection rates among ICU patients
- Readmission rates for congestive heart failure patients
- Patient satisfaction or patient experience of care
- Population health management in diabetes care
- Care coordination or care continuum
- Patient safety or quality management
- Cancer screening compliance, such as mammography, colonoscopy, or Pap smear
Complete the annotated bibliography based on the 3 articles you selected from the University Library.
Review the sample annotated bibliography provided by the University Library. Include the following for each bibliography:
- Summarize the research study in your own words (150 words)
- Include the major areas of the research study, such as the study objective, sample, geographic location, and the findings.
- Bibliographies should not include any direct quotes or in-text citation.
Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. Remember to alphabetize your annotated bibliography. Include a title page at the beginning of your bibliography.