conduct research to for the purpose of determining a nurses skill level when

Conduct research to for the purpose of determining a

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conduct research to for the purpose of determining a nurse's skill level when providing care for hemodialysis patients with central venous catheters. The question the researchers want to answer is, do nurses adhere to the CDC guidelines when providing care to hemodialysis patients with central lines? Also, the objective is to assess nurses' knowledge and evaluate their practices according to Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)' Guidelines for prevention of central line infections among hemodialysis patient (Saggu et al., 2018). While in the article, A demonstration project on the impact of safety culture on infection control practices in hemodialysis the author's purpose for the project was to reduce infections among a hemodialysis patient's in an outpatient dialysis clinic in upstate New York through the development of an enhanced patient safety culture (Millson et al., 2019). One of the objectives is to assess staff perception of patient safety culture in the outpatient dialysis setting and determine if there is a relationship to patient outcomes (Millson et al., 2019). The question the authors want to answer is how does the implementation of patient safety culture reduce the risk of infection? The significance of each article to nursing is both use evidence-based research to improve patient outcomes as it relates to infection in the hemodialysis patient population. The focus of the author's PICOT question is in hemodialysis patients ( P) do central venous catheters vascular access (I) compared to arteriovenous fistula or arteriovenous graft vascular access (C ) increase the risk of infection and mortality (O) over twenty-four months (T)? Hence, the two articles selected for this research critique support information related to infection rates and mortality among hemodialysis population. For instance, central line-associated bloodstream infection is the second most common cause of death in hemodialysis patients causing 75% of the infection-related deaths (Saggu et al., 2018). Not only do the articles
Qualitative Research Critique and Ethical Considerations 4include statistical data regarding infection rates, but also provides information about the comparison of infection rates among central venous catheter and arteriovenous fistula or grafts.

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