Scientific Integrity Booklet


This handbook provides a practical overview of information to help nurses take an ethical approach to research.  Nurse researchers from across the Midwest collaborated to update this handy reference to guide students, nurses, and researchers. This Third Edition of Scientific Integrity is expanded to address the range of ethical issues researchers may encounter today.  Topics cross the research process, from considerations in research design to obtaining informed consent to ethical publication practices. Content addresses important issues to consider when working with vulnerable populations.  This updated version includes the following contents:

  • Ethical principles underlying good research practices
  • Scientific integrity and scientific misconduct
  • Protecting human subjects
  • Vulnerable groups in research
  • Current research topics including online research, big data, quality improvement studies, international research
  • Study and data management issues
  • Authorship and publication practices
  • Up-to-date references

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