Explore BrainMass

Sources of nursing research

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

The research problem can be developed from many sources. What is a source of nursing research? Identify a potential research study example from that source.
I am looking at issues around patient safety and satisfaction, medication administration or something along those lines.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:05 am ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

This is easy. The best source of research ideas come from patients themselves. I will give you an example from our own clinic when one of our Nurse Practitioner students needed to write a research paper for class.

Laurie L. is a 55-year old Caucasian female who presented to our clinic because of unintentional weight gain, increased hunger, and lethargy. Her original presentation was approximately one year prior to being seen by the Nurse Practitioner student. At her initial visit, I diagnosed her with morbid ...

Solution Summary

Using an actual case study as an illustration, the answer addresses a potential source of nursing research: patients themselves. Issues such as medication administration and patient compliance were also addressed.

See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Nursing research

Can someone please tell me how to find a reference article? I have a great article to work with and my instructor wants me to look at the references at the END of the article and find three of those articles online. I have tried everything. How do I look up a reference at the end of a journal article and get the complete article? Thank you!

View Full Posting Details