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Scientific Misconduct and Nursing Knowledge

Describe and discuss the impact of scientific misconduct on nursing knowledge. Include any prior experiences or examples of how scientific misconduct would impact nursing knowledge.

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1. Describe and discuss the impact of scientific misconduct on nursing knowledge. Include any prior experiences or examples of how scientific misconduct would impact nursing knowledge.

Scientific misconduct is a serious ethical violation; it has been a topic of discussion in research, practice, and policy arenas for decades. "Scientific misconduct is a serious violation of the fundamental principle that scientists be truthful and fair in the conduct of research and the dissemination of research results" (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [DHHS], 1995, as cited in http://goliath.ecnext.com/coms2/gi_0199-2806075/Scientific-integrity-the-cornerstone-of.html).

Nursing knowledge is developed through scientific investigation, so scientific ...

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By example and discussion, the implications of scientific misconduct on nursing knowledge are described.

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