experimental group. The interventions were offered to the MT group in that they determined individualized goals for the session and were provided individualized interventions to address these goals. The control group received the standard medical care these patients usually get. The key result was that music therapy showed that it improved pain, anxiety, mood, and nausea for patients following elective orthopaedic surgeries. 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. b) What is the purpose statement(s)? Please quote this directly from the article and cite it appropriately. c) What is the significance and relevance of the study to nursing?
d) Is the study feasible to conduct? Include three of the following: time commitment, money commitment, researcher expertise, availability of subjects, facilities, and equipment, cooperation of others, ethical considerations. Question #3: Review of the Literature. (For help with these questions, refer to chapters 7 & 18.) a) List three major topics discussed in the review of literature (ROL). b) Are any theories or models identified in the ROL. c) Does the ROL describe current knowledge of the research problem? Briefly explain how. d) Briefly explain how the studies reviewed in the ROL are sum- marized. Question #4: Study Framework. (For help with these questions, refer to chapters 8 & 18) a) How do the authors describe the study’s framework? Is it implicit or explicit? b) List the important concepts found in the framework. c) Does the framework present the relationships among the concepts? (yes / no) If yes, give one example of a relationship between two concepts. If there a map or model provided in the article, give the page number.
- Fall '16
- Denise Cauble