Carrying out research, critical appraisal, ethics and stakeholder involvement

Establishing a hypothesis—a clear, verifiable assertion—that a researcher will make in their investigations is the first step in conducting research (Olaussen et al, 2022)..

Where to look: sources of research in paramedicine

This summary is arranged with the synthesised sources first and individual studies last..

How it's done: search tools and techniques for major bibliographic databases

Search planning is often ignored in favour of going directly to your search. However, a search plan helps you to think through some key questions before you start searching that will save you time...

Where to now? Searching beyond Medline

Repositories are essentially large databases of published and sometimes unpublished material. They are organised in two ways:.