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  • A Critique Of A Systematic Review And Meta Analysis

    clinical expertise and patient’s preferences to make clinical decisions. Often, the available evidence is so vast that finding the appropriate course of action becomes a daunting process. Consequently, the critical appraisal of evidence has become a valuable skill to clinicians. Evidence is ranked in a hierarchy system. The highest level of evidence include systematic reviews, which are a compilation of studies that address a particular clinical question (Melnyk & Fineout-Overholt, 2015, p. 11). This essay will present a critique of a systematic review and meta-analysis. The systematic review used for this critique discusses the risk factors associated with intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome among adult intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) have being linked to increased mortality within intensive care patients. Unfortunately, the risk factors proposed by the World Society of the Abdominal Compartment Syndrome are mostly based on opinion or pathophysiology (Holodinsky et al., 2013). Consequently, a systematic review of the multiple studies published was needed to determine evidence-based risks associated with IAH or ACS. Discussion Holodinsky et al. (2013) developed a search and inclusion protocol…

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  • Intramuscular Injection Procedure

    Quantitative Article Sisson, H (2015) Aspirating during the intramuscular injection procedure: a systematic literature review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24, 2368–2375. The following identify how the researcher addressed the five areas of the selected journal article: •background or introduction: The aim of this study was to review current practice regarding aspirating during intramuscular (IM) injections and to propose guidance for future practice. The introduction discusses the fact that…

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  • Clinical Practice Guideline: Screening For Breast Cancer Research

    breast cancer screenings by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). A CPG is a statement that compiles the highest level of evidence-based research from systematic research reviews (SRR) and other research to direct practitioners with appropriate health care interventions (Sriganesh, Shanthanna, & Busse, 2016). This breast cancer CPG’s scope, purpose, stakeholder involvement, rigor of development, clarity, and applicability will be critiqued in detail. Scope and Purpose of the Clinical…

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  • The Importance Of The Working Environment In Indonesia

    of the systematic literature review also indicates theoretical deficiencies in the literature. Thus, this study advances our knowledge of psychological safety dimensionality and its relationship with creativity. Consequently, we offer more explanations on the relationship between psychological safety and employee creativity in Indonesian companies. Second, drawing upon prior studies, we explore the psychological safety dimensions which have been extended (Carmeli, 2007; Edmondson, 1999). Third,…

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  • Multiple Sclerosis Exercise

    Cramer, H., Lauche, R., Azizi, H., Dobos, G., & Langhorst, J. (2014). Yoga for multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PloS one, 9(11), e112414. The purpose of this study was to systematically analyze the effectiveness and safety of yoga on patients with multiple sclerosis. This study reviewed articles from various sources including but are not limited to those studies who have conducted randomized controlled trials (RCT). The trials the have been included on this study were…

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  • Evidence Based Practice Literature Review

    The application of evidence-based practice (EBP) in nursing has created substantial impressions in science, education, and practice in the discipline. The field does not develop new nursing knowledge or validate existing data; rather, it enables medical practitioners to use tried and tested techniques to make clinical decisions. This paper review literature to reveal the way EBP incorporates patient values, preferences, and clinical experiences in nursing practice. The analysis section…

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  • Early Ambulation: A Literature Review Study

    Castro-Avila et al. (2015) noted in their study a lack of improvement to functional status, muscle strength, quality of life or healthcare utilization outcomes, to patients who receive rehabilitation during ICU stay (pg. 21), meaning the results for inconclusive as to the actual benefits of early ambulation. While Stiller, strongly recommended the implementation of early mobilization as the reverse, bedrest, had a long history of disadvantageous effects to mechanically ventilated patients. Li et…

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  • Measuring Knowledge Retention

    Systematic reviews “involve a detailed and comprehensive plan and search strategy derived a priori, with the goal of reducing bias by identifying, appraising, and synthesizing all relevant studies on a particular topic” (Uman, 2011, n.p.). My intention is to collect published literature drawn on current research to interpret and synthesize knowledge, data, and statistics. My goal is to identify the useful data from that published literature with respect to knowledge retention in face-to-face…

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  • Evidence-Based Practice Vs. Clinical Research

    1)Research is different from clinical problem solving in that research is a systematic process by which new knowledge is discovered through the gathering of data and information from different sources(Fain, 2013). In addition, research is also done to support knowledge that already exists based on a theory to build on or improve the information that already exists. This can be knowledge that is directly applied to our practice or knowledge that needs further validation before application…

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  • Systematic Review Essay

    “Problematic smartphone use: A conceptual overview and systematic review of relations with anxiety and depression psychopathology”. In which the authors collected data from bibliographic databases (PsycINFO, PubMed, and Google Scholar) and used that data to perform a systematic review to find a correlation between mental disorders (specifically depression, anxiety, stress and self-esteem) and problematic smart phone use. The research design was a systemic review which lead to a meta-analysis…

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