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Reference accuracy in neonatal-maternal nursing literature.

Publication ,  Journal Article
Oermann, MH; Wilmes, NA; Braski, P
Published in: Neonatal network : NN
February 2002

To identify the frequency and types of reference errors in neonatal-maternal nursing literature. This study was an extension of earlier research on reference accuracy in pediatric and critical care nursing journals.A random sample was selected of references in three nursing journals: Neonatal Network: The Journal of Neonatal Nursing; Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing; and The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. References were compared against original publications, and errors were classified as major or minor based on criteria used in earlier studies.Fifty-four of the 221 references had errors, for an overall error rate of 24.4 percent. Major errors were found in 21.3 percent of the references, and minor errors were calculated at 3.2 percent. Errors in the author's name were most common, followed by errors in titles of articles and books. The rates of reference errors in this study were lower than those reported previously in the nursing and medical literature.

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Published In

Neonatal network : NN

DOI

EISSN

1539-2880

ISSN

0730-0832

Publication Date

February 2002

Volume

21

Issue

1

Start / End Page

23 / 26

Related Subject Headings

  • United States
  • Publishing
  • Pregnancy
  • Periodicals as Topic
  • Neonatal Nursing
  • Maternal-Child Nursing
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Humans
  • Female
  • 1110 Nursing
 

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Oermann, M. H., Wilmes, N. A., & Braski, P. (2002). Reference accuracy in neonatal-maternal nursing literature. Neonatal Network : NN, 21(1), 23–26. https://doi.org/10.1891/0730-0832.21.1.23
Oermann, Marilyn H., Nancy A. Wilmes, and Patricia Braski. “Reference accuracy in neonatal-maternal nursing literature.Neonatal Network : NN 21, no. 1 (February 2002): 23–26. https://doi.org/10.1891/0730-0832.21.1.23.
Oermann MH, Wilmes NA, Braski P. Reference accuracy in neonatal-maternal nursing literature. Neonatal network : NN. 2002 Feb;21(1):23–6.
Oermann, Marilyn H., et al. “Reference accuracy in neonatal-maternal nursing literature.Neonatal Network : NN, vol. 21, no. 1, Feb. 2002, pp. 23–26. Epmc, doi:10.1891/0730-0832.21.1.23.
Oermann MH, Wilmes NA, Braski P. Reference accuracy in neonatal-maternal nursing literature. Neonatal network : NN. 2002 Feb;21(1):23–26.

Published In

Neonatal network : NN

DOI

EISSN

1539-2880

ISSN

0730-0832

Publication Date

February 2002

Volume

21

Issue

1

Start / End Page

23 / 26

Related Subject Headings

  • United States
  • Publishing
  • Pregnancy
  • Periodicals as Topic
  • Neonatal Nursing
  • Maternal-Child Nursing
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Humans
  • Female
  • 1110 Nursing