As a dental hygienist, you will need to be able to answer clinical questions regarding patient treatment and product recommendations using appropriate sources based on best evidence. This will require searching and reviewing literature, along with interpretation of the validity of clinical studies. For this assignment, you will choose a topic of interest to you, develop a research question, analyze the current available research, draw a conclusion based on your findings, and present the information to your classmates.
Part 1: Choose a topic, conduct preliminary research & write an annotated bibliography, narrow your topic, write a research question.
Part 2: Locate a scholarly scientific article on your topic and analyze it.
Part 3: Review the literature of at least 4 sources and critically evaluate them.
Part 4: Oral Presentation to the class on what you learned
The information on the following tabs of this guide will help you identify keywords for your topic, find and evaluate different types of sources, and cite your sources.