RUNNING HEAD: CRITIQUE OF EVIDENCE BASED ARTICLES
Critique of Evidence Based Nursing
Western Govenors University
May 26, 2011
Critique of Articles
The article by Schindler, (2011) was chosen because of the clinical relevance to direct patient care and patients acquiring pressure ulcer. The articile was retrieved and summarized in the graphic below. Further research was collected to evaluate other aspects of the same interventions and a annotated bibiliography was created. The evience was reviewed for relevance and synthesized as it relates to nursing practice and acquiring pressure ulcers.
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Reseach Report and Summary
|Article |Protecting fragile skin: nursing interventions to decrease development of pressure ulcers in pediatric intensive| | |care. | | |Christine A. Schindler,. (2011). Protecting fragile skin: nursing interventions to decrease development of | | |pressure ulcers in pediatric intensive care. American journal of critical care, 20 (1), 26-34. | |Background information |The authors purpose of the study is to describe and identify risk facots associated and determine the incidence | | |of pressure ulcers in critically ill and injured infants and children to compare the characteristics of | | |patients in whom pressure ulcers do and do not develop and to identify prevention strategies associated with a | | |lower incidence of pressure ulcers. The problems were clearly identified and easy to understand. A structured | | |abstract was present addressing the aims and objective, background, design,...