Search and Literature Retrieval Essay

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Assignment a – Database Search and Literature Retrieval BIOQ121-FOUNDATIONS OF CRITICAL ENQUIRY NAME: JOLENE RUSSELL STUDENT NUMBER: 241 956 DATE: DECEMBER 16TH 2013 WORD COUNT: 474 Assignment a – Database Search and Literature Retrieval BIOQ121-FOUNDATIONS OF CRITICAL ENQUIRY NAME: JOLENE RUSSELL STUDENT NUMBER: 241 956 DATE: DECEMBER 16TH 2013 WORD COUNT: 474 JOURNAL ARTICLE 1 NON EXPERIMENTAL STUDY / COHORT OR CASE STUDY Cohort study – a study were a group of people with similar symptoms are observed and qualitative information is collected the results are gathered and compared to come to a conclusion. (http://www.ebnp.co.uk/definitions ) Journal Article 1- (Huss, Völp, & Stauss-Grabo, 2010) is an observational cohort study of children with behavioural problems in 139 different paediatric centres 810 children were given a supplement of omega 3 omega 6 along with zinc and magnesium and followed for 12 weeks, ages ranged from 4 – 15 years there is more research needed for an answer. Huss, M., Völp, A., & Stauss-Grabo, M. (2010). Supplementation of polyunsaturated fatty acids, magnesium and zinc in children seeking medical advice for attention-deficit/hyperactivity problems - an observational cohort study. Lipids in health and disease, 9, 105. doi:10.1186/1476-511X-9-105 JOURNAL ARTICLE 2 BLINDED AND / OR RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL A double blind randomised control trial is an experiment with participants assigned randomly into groups to be studied a placebo is given to one group and treatment to the other everyone including the researches are not aware of the which groups have taken the treatment or placebo. ( http://www.ajronline.org ) Journal Article 2 (Veenemans et al., 2011) – is a double blind control trial looking at the supplementation of zinc on its own or with other nutrients and if it has an effect

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