Centers for Disease Control and Prevention November 5 2015 Guideline for

Centers for disease control and prevention november 5

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (November 5, 2015). Guideline for prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections. Retrieved from This week my mentor and I discussed about COVID19 crisis and how to manage nurses’ feeling and fear. Due to medical supply shortage for N95 mask and other protection materials, many nurses in our facilities worried about their safety, especially watching the COVID-19 news in New York. Topic 8 DQ2 Not all EBP projects result in statistically significant results. Define clinical significance, and explain the difference between clinical and statistical significance. How can you use clinical significance to support positive outcomes in your project? In clinical practice, the "clinical significance" of a result is dependent on its implications on existing practice-treatment effect size being one of the most important factors that drives treatment decisions. Clinical significance pertains to whether an observed effect is important in the treatment of a disease, determination of diagnosis or other comparative/descriptive statistic. Clinical significance asks: "Does this observed difference affect the approach to treatment or diagnosis for patients?" Statistical significance is heavily dependent on the study's sample size; with large sample sizes, even small treatment effects (which are clinically inconsequential) can appear statistically significant; therefore, the reader has to interpret carefully whether this "significance" is clinically meaningful. Statistical significance allows us to explore quantitatively whether differences
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  • Winter '18
  • Tammy Gray
  • Statistics, Statistical hypothesis testing, Statistical significance, urinary tract infection, clinical significance

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