discussion of three nursing research articles
Introduction to Nursing Research
Research Paper Criteria
1. Attach the three research articles selected for discussion.
2. Submit at minimum a 5 page discussion- excluding cover, abstract, and reference pages
3. Paper should be typed and formatted using APA guidelines (6th ed).
4. Minimum of three peer-reviewed research single design nursing articles related to topic; MUST be within past 5 years are to be used.
5. The following information should be included within your paper:
o Limit 75 words
• Introduction (literature reviewed in this section should not be from your primary research articles and within the last 10 years)
o Clear statement of topic
• Current or previous controversy or research
? Focus of paper/ guiding question (what is purpose of your review of selected research studies?)
o Detail research review process to find relevant and original research articles pertaining to your topic
? Key words selected
? Number of articles found
? How you narrowed the selection to the 3 articles presented
o Major key points of referenced research articles as relevant to your topic; analyze your results by comparing and contrasting the following content from the different research studies (Hint: do not discuss each article separately)
? Research design
? Research tools/instruments
? Data collection process
? Data Analysis processes
o Limitation and strengths of the articles collectively.
o Summary of key points relevant to your topic
? Identify evidenced based rationale or gaps in research reviews of topic
? Identify proposed next steps – future research indications
o Describe relevance of topic to nursing
Turning for Ulcer ReductioN: A Multisite Randomized Clinical Trial in Nursing Homes
Nancy Bergstrom, PhD, RN,* Susan D. Horn, PhD,†‡ Mary Pat Rapp, PhD, RN,*
Anita Stern, PhD, RN,§ Ryan Barrett, BS,†‡ and Michael Watkiss, BFA†‡
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