Here is a list of five peer-reviewed nursing research journal articles on nursing research that are available through the Regis Library. Choose one of them that is of interest to you to read.
- Cody, S. E., Sullivan-Bolyai, S., & Reid-Ponte, P. (2018). Making a connection: Family experiences with bedside rounds in the intensive care unit. Critical Care Nurse, 38(3), 16–26.
- Cyphers, N. A., Clements, A. D., & Lindseth, G. (2017). The relationship between religiosity and health-promoting behaviors in pregnant women. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 39(11), 1429–1446.
- Joseph, L. (2013). A study to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on growth monitoring of children using innovative paediatric growth chart among the third year general nursing and midwifery students in a selected institute at Mangalore. International Journal of Nursing Education, 5(1), 103–106.
- Scheidenhelm, S., & Reitz, O. E. (2017). Hardwiring bedside shift report. Journal of Nursing Administration, 47(3), 147–153.
- Woodall, M., & DeLetter, M. (2018). Colorectal cancer: A collaborative approach to improve education and screening in a rural population. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 22(1), 69–75.
Based on the research article you read, respond to the following prompts:
- What, if any, was the theoretical framework that was used by article author(s)?
- Describe the framework; was it from nursing or a borrowed theory?
- Describe how the framework was used to inform the research study.
- How much did the researchers write about it in the journal article? For example, was it weaved throughout the paper or mentioned only in the beginning?
- In your opinion, what other nursing theory might have worked with this research study? Why?