Evidence based is been used widely in nursing practice, which involves integration of a problem solving approach within the framework that concerning care, using the best evidence from research, knowledge and proficiency from clinical together with patients’ beliefs and values. Nursing practice does support EBP as researchers had done many studies that showed improved outcomes when the best evidence is implemented of patient’s care. However, researchers had argued that, there are challenges in attaining and maintaining EBP in nursing practice despite the awareness (Mary, et. al. 2013).
It is JFK model risk assessment tool which includes every risk factors of the DVT. The JFK model risk assessment tool evolved through an evidence-based research and it proved that this model is working better than other models to assess the risk factors. Providing a valid and reliable tool for measuring the risk for DVT or PE in hospitalized patients will enable nurses to intervene early in patients at risk. Basing DVT risk assessment on the evidence provided in this study will assist nurses in becoming more confident in recognizing the necessity for interventions in hospitalized patients and decreasing risk (McCaffrey, R.,et.al. 2007).
The theorist Betty Neuman explains how the whole system affects the patient’s health and shows how the nurses are responsible for the social, mental, spiritual, physical and emotional state of the patient and not only the physical aspect. With the theory, nurses and other professionals are able to provide effective systematic nursing care to their patient using the System Model. Furthermore, her ideas give the importance on how to give the right care through stressful situations and give knowledge and development to the science of nursing. The Model also speaks to coping with unexpected situations through three prevention levels which are the primary prevention, secondary prevention, and the tertiary prevention. Generally, I choose this model
Conversely, the Francis report (2012) declared that nurses need access to precise, comparable and timely information to improve practice. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (2015) guidelines state that it is vital that nurses take charge of their own research to ensure use of current best evidence in practice, and developing this research will promote person centred care (McCormack 2003). However, few nurses have actual experience in conducting a research study in the clinical setting (Squires et al. 2011). To enable the critique of this qualitative paper by Paul Canning, the Caldwell framework will be used, although other frameworks will be also be accessed throughout (Appendix 1).
The concept of health care needs includes physical, psychospiritual, social, and environmental needs that arise for patients in stressful health care situations. The concept of nursing interventions outlines nursing actions that promote comfort care. The concept of the intervening variables described as factors that influence recipient’s perception of comfort and affect outcomes. The concept of comfort defined as the immediate result of nursing interventions. Health seeking behaviors concept defined as “patient actions, which serve as predictors or indicators of improved health, categorized as internal (e.g., healing, immune function), external (e.g., functional status, a perception of health), or as a peaceful death” (Kolcaba, 2001, p.91).
The nurses who practice family centred approach are focused on ensuring they look after the health and well-being of adolescents. Nurses recognise the emotional, social and developmental support are critical components of healthcare. The family centred approach facilitates the exploration of nurse's health experiences as an opportunity of building on the cultural values in support families of the adolescents who are experiencing depression. The patient and family-based model enhanced better health outcomes and the proper utilization resources by the nurses, through sharing of information and supporting families with depressed adolescents (Liu, & Miller, 2014). This approach leads to better health outcomes and proper allocation of resources in the role of nurses in caregiving and making
Education amongst registered nurses and health care workers regarding ageism can be beneficial as Bosak (2016) states that the more educated an individual is, the more resources they have, the more likely of a positive outcome in relation to being healthy both physically and mentally. Education is essential in sculpting nursing practice within the nursing and midwifery board guidelines (2006). In-services and education sessions for health care workers on ageism could be an effective strategy when minimizing ageism within health care . Nursing is a challenging and rewarding profession that is subject to constant changes in health care provision, thus the need for in-service training programs for nurses (Norushe, Strumpher & Rooyen, 2004). In conclusion it is clear that ageism exists within health care facilities and evidently has the potential to significantly impact upon seniors which notably effects the quality of care delivered by health care workers.
(2009) research study is a quantitative study which seeks to determine what is the best evidence-based research that relates to oral care practices for ICU nurses. The purpose of this study is to describe the oral-care practices of ICU Nurses, compare these practices to current evidence, and determine whether personal demographics or professional characteristics were related to evidence-based, oral-care practice (Ganz et al., 2009). The independent variable in this study is the ICU nurses personal demographics and profession while the dependent variable is the measure of the priority in oral care
Innovative role of the future nurse leader in improving patient care and sustaining healthy work environment. Introduction: McCarthy (2014) defines leadership as the propensity of achieving extraordinary results of an organization through ordinary people. Similarly, Charlton (2000) states that a good leadership is credible of changing an ordinary person to contribute extraordinary accomplishment during difficulties, making positive change and consistently working toward long-term common goals of an organization. However, Buhler (2006) defines leadership slightly different, which says leadership is commonly described as the art and science of influencing a group toward the achievement of goals. According to the American Association of College
The results of these studies strengthened the author’s belief that the community benefits from the implementation of this public health program. The author is currently a pediatric cardiothoracic operating room nurse and is knowledgeable on the complications and mortality due to the late detection and delayed surgical treatment of CCHD in newborns. The author believes that changes in normal newborn screening routine is beneficial and should be implemented in nationwide. The author will use her analytic philosophy to conduct more studies that will yield new recommendations to improve patient outcomes. Moreover, the author plans to evaluate multiple evidenced-based practices that are being implemented in her facility and publish articles in the