HLT 540 Week 7 Assignment 3.DOCX

HLT 540 Week 7 Assignment 3

Roddy and Ganz Assessments
Details:

  1. Use “Roddy and Ganz Worksheets” to complete an assessment of the research studies: “Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines: A New System to Better Determine True Strength of Recommendation” by Roddy et al., and “ICU Nurses’ Oral-Care Practices and the Current Best Evidence” by Ganz et al.

  2. In a paper (1,000-1,250 words), analyze and support whether you believe that the changes recommended are statistically valid and sound enough to make practice changes in a hospital.

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

  4. This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.


Roddy Analysis Worksheet

Using the worksheet below, complete an assessment of the following article.

Roddy, E., Zhang, W., Doherty, M., Arden, N. K., Barlow, J., Birrell, F., et al. (2006). Evidence-based clinical guidelines: A new system to better determine true strength of recommendation. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 12(3), 347-352. Retrieved from.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=20870724&site=ehost-live&scope=site"http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=20870724&site=ehost-live&scope=site

What was the research question?

What were the independent variables?

What was the dependent variable?

What was the sample size and how was it chosen?

What was the experimental design and use of control group?

Were the instruments of measurement shown to be reliable and valid?

What data types were included?

Describe the statistics used, what they were used for, and the results.

What were the researchers’ conclusions? How did they answer the research question(s)?

How was error controlled?

Did you see any concerns with the research study? If so, what?

Ganz Analysis Worksheet

Using the worksheet below, complete an assessment of the following article.

Ganz, F., Fink, N., Raanan, O., Asher, M., Bruttin, M., Nun, M., et al. (2009). ICU nurses' oral-care practices and the current best evidence. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 41(2), 132-138. Retrieved from.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://proquest.umi.com.library.gcu.edu:2048/pqdweb?did=1780947491&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=48377&RQT=309&VName=PQD"http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://proquest.umi.com.library.gcu.edu:2048/pqdweb?did=1780947491&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=48377&RQT=309&VName=PQD

What was the research question?

What were the independent variables?

What was the dependent variable?

What was the sample size and how was it chosen?

What was the experimental design and use of control group?

Were the instruments of measurement shown to be reliable and valid?

What data types were included?

Describe the statistics used, what they were used for, and the results. What were the researchers’ conclusions?

How did they answer the research question(s)?

How was error controlled?

Did you see any concerns with the research study? If so, what?
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