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  1. Which of the following is the most important reason to evaluate professional literature?
  1. Which of the following is an accepted source of appropriate dental research literature?
  1. Which of the following is NOT a standard section title of a research report?
  1. Of the following statements, which of the following best describes an abstract?
  1. A hypothesis is which of the following?
  1. In the Introduction section of the article, what research question was being addressed?
  1. The major purpose of the detailed description of Material and Methods is which of the following?
  1. In the Material and Methods section of the article, which of the following dentifrices was used as the control?
  1. In the Material and Methods section of the article, what was recorded/evaluated at both the 3-and 6- month examinations?
  1. The Results section should contain which of the following?
  1. In the Results section of the article, dental hygienists reported observing significantly more stain for the control group relative to the stannous fluoride group.
  1. In the Results section of the article, examinations of the oral mucosa after 3 and 6 months revealed no unexpected or clinically serious adverse reactions to any of the test dentifrices.
  1. In the Discussion section of the article, which of the following reasons is(are) offered by the authors to explain why the significant decrease in gingivitis was NOT accompanied by a significant decrease in plaque deposits?
  1. In the Discussion section of the article, the authors generalized the results of this study to what larger population?
  1. In the Conclusions section of the article, the authors answer the research question about the effect of 0.454% stannous fluoride dentifrice on which condition(s)?