Nursing Research Critique
Critique of the Introduction
This paper critiques a nursing research study that evaluated the effects of home-based exercise on patient’s perceived self-efficacy (PSE) who underwent a thoracotomy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The title of the paper is “Too Sick Not to Exercise: Using a 6-Week, Home-Based Exercise Intervention for Cancer-Related Fatigue Self-management for Postsurgical Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients”. The authors of the paper are Amy J. Hoffman, PhD, RN, Ruth Ann Brintnall, PhD, AOCN, APRN-BC, Jean K. Brown, PhD, RN, FAAN, Alexander von Eye, PhD, Lee W. Jones, PhD, Gordon Alderink, PhD, PT, Debbie Ritz-Holland, BSN, RN, OCN, Mark Enter, RN, OCN, Lawrence H. Patzelt, MD, & Glenn M. VanOtteren, MD.