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  1. Grant, J. S. and Davis, L. L., Using the literature to design a study in the rehabilitation setting: an example with stroke patients., Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, vol. 20 no. 3 (June, 1995), pp. 144-8, 154, ISSN 0278-4807 [doi]
    (last updated on 2010/10/20)

    A literature review can provide direction for decisions that are made at each step of the research process. Rehabilitation nurses can use a review of the research literature to provide the foundation for designing a clinical study. The purpose of this article is to describe how a literature review can contribute to designing nursing studies in rehabilitation care settings. Examples of the literature on discharge planning for stroke patients are used to illustrate this process.

    Cerebrovascular Disorders • Clinical Nursing Research* • Humans • Research Design* • Review Literature as Topic* • nursing • rehabilitation*