Suggested terms for the ADN death and dying assignment:
Suggested for the nursing AND [country OR ethnic group]:
Suggested terms for the health care AND [country]:
You can use OneSearch to find scholarly articles, books, and academic videos on almost any topic. Below is a written example of using OneSearch to find information for the Cultural Assessment Assignment. You may also want to check the Cultural Assessment Library Research Guide for more help on the assignment.
For this example, the following search string was used: (Jewish OR Judaism OR Israel) AND (death OR dying OR “end of life”) AND nursing
(See Search Strategies if you would like help with your search terms.)
Narrow the search results to Full Text Online, if desired.
The first article listed in the results is shown below.
There are multiple ways to save the article:
OneSearch will also show you how to cite your article. Be sure to choose APA format for Nursing assignments.
Clicking on the title of the article should link you directly to the database where you can usually find an abstract or summary of the article and the full text. Use the PDF link to the full text, if available, because it is easy to save on a laptop.
Most databases will provide a link to citing the article. The OneSearch result screen will also show you how to cite if it is not available in the database.
Occasionally, you may come across articles that are not full text online. You may request journal articles or print books by completing an interlibrary loan form.
Find out if the country / ethnic group practices a predominate religion. For example, in Macedonia, about 60% of the people practice Eastern Orthodox and 35% are Muslim. (See Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices link below.) Religious traditions can influence end of life care. An electronic reference book is a good source to find this information.
(Macedonia OR Macedonian) AND ("end of life" OR palliative)
"Eastern Orthodox" AND ("end of life" OR palliative)