Using Cinahl Database For Patients With Complex Communication Needs

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Introduction:
The Journal article was searched using Cinahl database for patients with complex communication needs. The Journal is Hemsley, B. Balandin, S & Worrall, L (2012) Nursing The Patient With Complex Communication Needs: Time as a Barrier and a Facilitator To Successful Communication In Hospital. Journal of Advanced Nursing, Vol, 68, Iss. 1, pp. 116–126. The article explains different concepts of time expressed by nurses when communicating to patients who have developmental disability as well as complex communication needs in hospitals.

QUESTION 1
The article used 46 research papers to conduct the study. It describes to communication with patients with developmental disability as well as complex communication needs in hospitals. The study uses a pilot study. According to Calitz (2009, p. 256), a pilot study is an initial version of full scale research study. The study was carried out in two metropolitan hospitals in Brisbane, Australia. Nurses who had a working experience between one and thirty years participated in the study. Purposive sampling was used to select nurses from the two hospitals and six different wards Participants were approved for the study by the human research ethics committees of the University of Queensland.Researchers discussed the risks involved in the method of carrying out the research of the participants. Two samples were used in this study.There were fifteen people in the study. Comparing articles were: Hajbaghery & Shahsavarloo (2014)…

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