You'll need to research the condition that you've selected, and you'll likely want to start off with a quick Google search to start learning the basics of your condition, then transition to searching for more scholarly sources, such as journal articles or encyclopedia entries.
1) When it comes to journal articles, there are two different types that you will come across and that can be useful for you: primary articles, and review articles. Let's take a look at two different articles
Look at the abstracts for these two journal articles. What are the goals of each article? What can you learn from each? Which is a primary article, and which is a review article?
2) Let's also take a look at a non-scholarly source, such as:
If you were using this source to learn about supraventricular tachycardia, what could you learn from it? What makes this a "non-scholarly" source. If you were trying to cite this source to use for your final project, would you be able to create a full APA style citation for it? Why or why not?
3) A crucial part of successful research is coming up with useful search terms. Obviously you'll search for the name of your chosen condition, but what other search terms might you include? Consider:
More tips for online research:
For those who need to include images & figures, but keep in mind best practices of academic integrity and copyright law:
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