Literature Search Worksheet

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Literature Search Worksheet

Select a literature search topic relevant to your practice. The topic must be sufficiently delineated in scope without being trivial. You will revisit this article in the Week Five presentation. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

o Non-pharmacological pain relief with childbirth
o Effects of shift work and fatigue on medication errors
o Best practices for pin site care
o Nurse satisfaction in magnet hospitals
o Accurate temperature assessment methods in neonates
o Pain assessment in the cognitively impaired
o Childhood type II diabetes and obesity
o Complementary and alternative therapies for control of menopausal symptoms o Best practices in nurse-led smoking cessation classes
o Thermoregulation in the operating room
o Best practices for pain assessment and management in specified area of practice

Complete the table below: (EACH QUESTION IS WORTH 1.428 points)

|Which topic did you choose? | |Best practice for patient with venous insufficiency | |Which three databases will you use? | |1. Cinahl | |2 Sage journals | |3. Medline | |Search each database, using key words, for relevant research on this subject. What key words did you use in the Search Strategy | |fields? Include all attempts and limitations used to refine your search....
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