Question description

Shekelle, P. G. (n.d.). Nurse-Patient Ratios as a Patient Safety StrategyA Systematic Review | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians. Retrieved from http://annals.org/aim/article/1656445/nurse-patien…

Using the above website

Use the practice problem and a quantitative, peer-reviewed research article you identified in the Topic 1 assignment to complete this assignment.

In a 1000-1,250 word essay, summarize the study, explain the ways in which the findings might be used in nursing practice, and address ethical considerations associated with the conduct of the study.

Refer to the resource “Research Critique Guidelines” for suggested headings and content for your paper.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

Research Summary and Ethical Considerations Guidelines

The summary should include the areas detailed below. You need to describe this research report as though directed toward someone whose findings you want to implement.

Introduction

Background of study:

Problem (why this issued is being studied)

Significance to nursing

Purpose

Objectives: research question and/or hypothesis

Concepts, phenomena

Methods of study:

Quantitative or qualitative

Research design

Sample

Procedures

Results of study:

What did they find?

Implications to nursing

Explain how the findings contribute to nursing knowledge/science. Would it impact practice, education, administration, or all areas of nursing?

Ethical Considerations

Was the study approved by an Institutional Review Board?

Was patient privacy protected?

Were there ethical considerations regarding the treatment or lack of?

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