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ONL BIO105 - Medical Terminology: What is a Primary Research Article?

Identifying Primary Research Articles

Primary Research Articles typically contain the following parts:

  • Abstract
  • Introduction/Overview
  • Literature Review
  • Methodology
  • Findings/Results
  • Conclusions
  • Areas of Further Research Needed
  • References/Citations/Bibliography

Where to Find Primary Research Articles

Online Translation Resources

Helpful Reference Book Areas

Medical Dictionaries and Health reference books will be useful to translating the medical terms in your primary research articles. Check out these areas at your campus library.

  • R (Medicine)
  • QM (Human Anatomy)
  • QP (Physiology)
  • QR (Microbiology)