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Occupational Therapy Resources: How to Read a Research Article

Some Tips for Effectively Reading a Research Article

You need to be aware of, and knowledgeable about, the 7 steps for reading a research article:

  1. Title
  2. Abstract
  3. Introduction
  4. Methods
  5. Results
  6. Discussion
  7. References/Bibliography

Remember that you are only STARTING the conversation when you read a research article.  You need to interact with the information and respond appropriately.

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