Topic search- apa | Nursing homework help

Required criteria

“Environmental hygiene, knowledge and cleaning practice preventing infections”

1. The problem. What is the focus? 

2. The significance of the problem in terms of patient outcomes. What health outcomes result from your problem? Or what statistics document this is a problem? You may find support on websites for government or professional organizations. 

3. PICOT (  patient, intervention, comparison, outcome, and (sometimes) time) question in support of the group topic. 

4. State the purpose. describe? This is similar to a problem statement. “The purpose of this is to . . .”

5. Identify the type of question being asked (therapy, prognosis, meaning, etc.). 

6. What is the best type of evidence to answer that question (e.g., RCT, cohort study, qualitative study, etc.)? 

7. List search terms and results. 

8. Databases used (start with the CU library). Link your search with the PICOT question described above. 

9. Refinement decisions. As you did your search, what decisions did you make in refinement to get your required articles down to a reasonable number for review? Were any limits used? If so, what? 

10. Identification of two (2) most relevant articles (primary sources published within the last 5 years). 

you can use the article below and another one on infection control!!!

RUBRIC posted below as well!!