The Literature Review and Searching for Evidence discussion
Week 3: The Literature Review and Searching for Evidence
This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs).
- CO 1: Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO 7)
- CO 2: Apply research principles to the interpretation of the content of published research studies. (POs 4 & 8)
CO 4: Evaluate published nursing research for credibility and clinical significance related to evidence-based practice. (POs 4 & 8)
You must access the following article to answer the questions:
Baker, N., Taggart, H., Nivens, A. & Tillman, P. (2015). Delirium: Why are nurses confused? MedSurg Nursing, 24(1), 15-22. permalink (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
- Locate the literature review section. Summarize using your own words one of the study/literature findings; include how the author’s review of literature (studies) supported the research purpose/problem. Share something that was interesting to you as you read through the literature review.
Describe one strategy you would use to create a strong literature review/search for evidence. Share your thoughts on the importance of a thorough review of the literature.