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    Attached is a link of study for the study, "Nighttime Lighting in Intensive Care Units", authored by Heather Dunn, MS, ACNP-BC, Mary Ann Anderson, PhD, RN and Pamela D. Hill, PhD, RN, CBE.

    http://ccn.aacnjournals.org/content/30/3/31.long

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    How were measures of central tendency used in the study?
    Did the study use the most appropriate measure of central tendency for the given data? Why or why not?

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    This study used the mean as the measure of central tendency for the daily census in the SICU (7.4 patients) and the length of stay ...

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    This solution explains how central tendency measures were used in the study and if these measures were appropriate.

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