There is some concern about a growing

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There is some concern about a growing number of research studies that cannot be reproduced. Describe the implications this has for the research community as a whole. Include the steps that can be taken in order to try to mitigate this growing concern.

Introduction to Health Research Methods: A Practical Guide

Jacobsen, K. H. (2017). Introduction to health research methods: A practical guide (2nd ed.) Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN-13: 9781284094381

Requirements: 200 words


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Credible research is the foundation for improving the health sector (Jacobsen, 2017). The credibility and accuracy of research results depend on their ability to produce consistent results when replicated. According to Tom Feilden (2017), over 70% of research results have failed the replication test, indicating a continued rise in the inaccuracy of researches. Most scientists publish their results before reproducing the tests to check for reproducibility. When research cannot be replicated using the methods stated by the initial researcher, it is an indication that our knowledge of the study is insufficient. Moreover, factors such as lack of trust in scientific

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