Search for Evidence to Answer the Clinical Research Questions

Searchfor Evidence to Answer the Clinical Research Questions

Searchfor Evidence to Answer the Clinical Research Questions

Twodatabases are used to locate PICOT research evidence. They databasesare National Guideline Clearinghouse and Cochrane Library. Evidenceis found by searching keywords, using subheadings Boolen phrase, andlimiters (Susan et al. 2010). The selected evidence or articles willbe used as sources of secondary information for the clinicalresearch. The results and recommendation of the research will be usedto improve the performance of the nurses and the quality of patientcare at the hospice institution (Stillwell, Fineout-Overholt, Melnyk&amp Williamson, 2015)

Database Table for the PICOT Question

Database: National Guideline Clearinghouse (US Department of Health and Human Services, 2016)

PICOT Question: How does effective supervision of hospice nursing staff, as opposed to poor supervision, improve end of life care of the patients and staff motivation within one year?

PICOT Component

Keywords

Results

Subject Headings

Results

Boolean Phrase

Results

Limiters

Results

Population

Hospice nurse

51

Hospice nurse

45

Hospice and nurse

45

Medical specialty society

9

Intervention

Good supervision

139

Good supervision nurse

119

Good supervision and nurse

119

Medical center

3

Comparison

Poor supervision

107

Poor supervision nurse

93

Poor supervision and nurse

93

Medical center

1

Outcome

Quality care

1903

Quality hospice care

50

Quality hospice and care

50

Medical center

2

Time

One year

1394

One year research

1239

One year and research

1239

Medical center

7

Database Table for the PICOT Question

Database: Cochrane Library (Wiley Online Library, 2016)

PICOT Question: How does effective supervision of hospice nursing staff, as opposed to poor supervision, improve end of life care of the patients and staff motivation within one year?

PICOT Component

Keywords

Results

Subject Headings

Results

Boolean Phrase

Results

Limiters

Results

Population

Hospice

2

Hospice nurse

1

Hospice and nurses

1

Methods Studies

8

Intervention

Good supervision

0

Good supervision nurse

0

Good supervision and nurse

0

Methods Studies

0

Comparison

Poor supervision

0

Poor supervision nurse

0

Poor supervision and nurse

0

Methods Studies

0

Outcome

Quality care

55

Quality hospice care

5

Quality hospice and care

5

Methods Studies

2

Time

One year

1

One year research

0

One year and research

0

Methods Studies

0

References

Stillwell,Fineout-Overholt, Melnyk, and Williamson. (2015). Evidence-BasedPractice in Nursing &amp Healthcare.New York: Wolters Kluwer.

Susan,B. et al. (2010). “Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step: Searchingfor the Evidence.” AJN,110, 5.

USDepartment of Health and Human Services. (2016). AHRQ`s NationalGuideline Clearinghouse. Retrieved from https://www.guideline.gov/

WileyOnline Library. (2016). Cochrane Library. Retrieved from http://www.cohranelibrary.com/