b. The title clearly defines that it a quasi- experimental research study and includes the population (ICU patients) and independent variable (scheduled nurse intervention) and dependent variables (thirst and dry mouth). c. The quality of the abstract is concise, organized and clearly put together and includes all elements. Question #2: Research Problem and Purpose: (For help with these questions, refer to chapters 3, 5, 18) a) What is the problem statement(s)? Please quote this directly from the article and cite it appropriately. “Little research has been done on nonpharmacological interventions to manage and minimize thirst and dry mouth in hospitalized adults, especially ICU patients, resulting in a lack of solid evidence for practice” (VonStein, Buchko, Millen, Lampo, Bell, & Woods, 2019, p. 42). b) What is the purpose statement(s)? Please quote this directly from the article andcite it appropriately.
a) List three major topics discussed in the review of literature (ROL).Thirst and dry mouth are substantial symptoms experienced by ICU patients. Thirst is one of the most common and intense symptoms reported by patients. Patients on mechanical ventilation experienced frustration and powerlessness due to thirst. b) Are any theories or models identified in the ROL.No theories or models were discussed.c) Does the ROL describe current knowledge of the research problem? Briefly explain how.
- Fall '16
- Denise Cauble
- Nursing, researcher, Intensive care medicine