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Sadeghi T, Noohi E, Ghahramanian A. Evaluatin of the Theses Structure and Observance of Scientific Writing Priniciples by MSc Nursing Students Studying at Kerman University of Medical Sciences. JRUMS. 2011; 10 (1) :91-102
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  Background and Objectives : Students theses are very important and taking it into accont is an essential consideration for developing future research studies. Thus, this study was designed to investigate theses structure and observance of basic scientific writing guidelines by MSc Nutrsing students of Kerman University of Medical Sciences.

  Materials and Methods : In this descriptive study, 75 MSc Nursing theses were chosen randomly and analysed for different aspects including general characteristic, content and structure. Data gathering instrument was a questionnaire designed based on the critical appraisal. Data was then analysed by SPSS software.

  Results : Total score in the 16 research methodology indices was 84.92±10.37 out of 114 which was acceptable based on the likert scale. Most accordance (86.7%) was related to the correct writing and least accordance was related to abstract (29.3%). Theses written in recent years and supervised by two advisors had a better quality.

  Conclusion : Findings of this study showed an improving trend in the writing of theses. For promotion of quality of thesis writing, the educational programs and courses should be updated and more workshops focused on research methodolosy are warranted.

  Key words : Theses, MSc degree, Nursing, Evaluation

  

  Funding : This research was funded by Kerman University of Medical Sciences.

  Conflict of interest : None declared.

  Ethical approval : The Ethics Committee of Kerman University of Medical Sciences approved the study.

 

  How to cite this article : Sadeghi T, Noohi E, Ghahramanian A. Evaluatin of the Theses Structure and Observance of Scientific Writing Priniciples by MSc Nursing Students Studying at Kerman University of Medical Sciences . J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2011 10(Supll): 91-102. [Farsi]

 

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2011/07/2

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