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Validity of Research The article that I chose for this week’s discussion is the article Effectiveness of aspiration risk-reduction protocol. This case study utilized a two quasi-experimental design measuring the incidence of aspirations pneumonia between the usual care group and group with Aspiration Risk-Reduction Protocol (ARRP) group (Metheny, 2010). The purpose of this discussion will talk about internal validity with the study and how that can or needs to be strengthened. Internal Validity Polit and Beck define internal validity as the validity of inference that, given that an empirical relationship exists, it is the independent variable, rather than something else, that caused the outcome (p 216, 2017). In the study, the ARRP includes three groups that encompass; the head of the bed at 30 degrees or higher, tube feedings inserted into the distal small bowel and utilizing a method to address high gastric residual volume (Methany, 2010). By having so many
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  • Winter '18
  • nursing practice, Wolters Kluwer, ARRP

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