It is essential that you take accurate notes on each article indicating the key points of each and how the article relates to your research. The more thorough you are now, the more useful the information will be in the future.Refer to this week’s Learning Resources for examples and insights on the literature review and developing an annotated bibliography. You can utilize a variety of formats for compiling an annotated bibliography. Be sure to select the format that works best for your research and that complies with APA formatting.

  • For the articles you select, create an annotated bibliography that includes the following:
    • APA-formatted citation for each article
    • Summary of the key points of the article
    • Research methodology
    • Key findings
    • Strengths and weaknesses of the research
    • The relevance of the research and article to your proposed topic and research methodology. Osteoporosis

    · 1. Alami, S., Hervouet, L., Poiraudeau, S., Briot, K., & Roux, C. (2016). Barriers to effective postmenopausal osteoporosis treatment: A qualitative study of patients’ and practitioners’ views. PLoS One, 11(6), 1-16. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158365
    · 2. Thomsen, K., Jepsen, D. B., Matzen, L., Hermann, A. P., Masud, T., & Ryg, J. (2015). Is calcaneal quantitative ultrasound useful as a prescreen stratification tool for osteoporosis?Osteoporosis International, 26(5), 1459-1475. doi:10.1007/s00198-014-3012-y
    · 3. Majumdar, S. R., McAlister, F. A., Johnson, J. A., Weir, D. L., Bellerose, D., Hanley, D. A., . . . Rowe, B. H. (2014). Critical impact of patient knowledge and bone density testing on starting osteoporosis treatment after fragility fracture: Secondary analyses from two controlled trials.Osteoporosis International, 25(9), 2173-2179. doi:10.1007/s00198-014-2728-z
    · 4. Bourke, S., Bolland, M. J., Grey, A., Horne, A. M., Wattie, D. J., Wong, S., . . . Reid, I. R. (2013). The impact of dietary calcium intake and vitamin D status on the effects of zoledronate. Osteoporosis International, 24(1), 349-354. doi:10.1007/s00198-012-2117-4

    · 5. Fan, T., Nocea, G., Modi, A., Stokes, L., & Sen, S. S. (2013). Calcium and vitamin D intake by postmenopausal women with osteoporosis in spain: An observational calcium and vitamin D intake (CaVIT) study. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 8, 689-696. doi:10.2147/CIA.S41335