A Quantitative Study and Critique: Anti-embolism Stockings Name Institution Background In the article “Use and wear anti-embolism stockings: a clinical audit of surgical patients ” Miller Julie aims to determine if anti-embolism stockings are fitted and worn according to evidence-based guidelines in surgical patients. The problem that gave rise to this study was the prevalence of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) which denotes formation of a blood clot in a deep vein and usually results from a complication in surgical patients. People at more risk of DVT are the elderly the obese and those with malignant and prior history of various thromboses thrombopholic conditions or other venous diseases. Because of the implications of DVT it can be fatal at times. Before this study was conducted the author was concerned about insufficient substantiation to state how constantly monitoring should occur in the strict adherence to guidelines and use of stockings. Readers Ethical Considerations The study was approved by Austin Health’s Human Research Ethics Committee and Monash University Human Research Ethics Committee. Patient privacy was protected. Conclusion Patients suffering from DVT from surgical procedures are a problem for efficient healthcare. As such the determination of proper use of anti-embolism stockings for surgical patients is vital in improving their recovery and general wellbeing. For nursing this study can help make sure potentially risky groups of DVT patients are identified anti-embolism stockings are properly fitted according to appropriate guidelines and the information is sufficiently provided to patients. This study has helped in understanding the dangers of surgical procedures individuals who are at a greater risk for DVT the remedies and or intervention strategies available for DVT patients and the requirement of anti-embolism stockings. Reference Miller J.A. (2011). Use and wear of anti-embolism stockings: a clinical audit of surgical patients. International Wound Journal 8(1). [...]
Due Date: Jan 22, 2017 23:59:59 Max Points: 200 Details: Use the practice problem and a quantitative, peer-reviewed research article you identified in the Topic 1 assignment to complete this assignment. In a 1000-1,250 word essay, summarize the study, explain the ways in which the findings might be used in nursing practice, and address ethical considerations associated with the conduct of the study. Refer to the resource "Research Critique Guidelines" for suggested headings and content for your paper. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.