Us/101 Appendix J Essay

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Associate Level Material Appendix J Reliable Sources Worksheet Locate two sources in the University Library on a topic of your choice. Provide the required information for both sources. Source 1 • Author: FOLEY, C. J., NICHOLS, L., JEONG, K., MOORE, C. G., RAGNI, M. V. • Date: Jan2010 • Title: Coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular mortality in hemophilia. • Publication: Journal of Thrombosis & Haemostasis Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions: • Is the source reliable? How do you know? Yes, this source is reliable. I know this because I researched further to find that the authors of this article are medical specialists. In addition, this article is from an academic journal, which I consider a reliable source of information. When conducting my research on the authors I found that several of them have additional publications regarding their field of study and that they are all affiliated with well known and well respected hospitals. Moreover, all of the authors have been in the medical field for several years. Although the information is not relevant to my topic, I would still conclude that this is a reliable source of information. • Is the information relevant to the topic? Unfortunately, the information in this article is mostly not relevant to the topic. The article was in regards to a study that was conducted and the findings from that study lead into an entirely different topic. The article is not introductory, or definitional. It does have analytical properties since this was a medical study; there are large amounts of data regarding the outline of the study. There is a lot of detail and sufficient evidence to support the conclusion of the article, so I would say it is comprehensive. The article is a couple of years old so I would conclude that it is current. Though the article would not

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