Chapter 5 & Quality and Safety homework NO answers 2015
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1 The University of North Carolina at Greensboro – School of Nursing NUR 350 – Nursing Research and EvidenceBased Practice Houser Chapters 5 & Quality and Safety Indicators homework Houser Chapter 5 – The literature review 1. Which of the following is an example of empirical literature? A. An article describing a grand theory in nursing B. An article describing a middle range theory in nursing C. An article describing the results of a descriptive study D. An article describing a concept analysis 2. Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing is an example of a(n): A. Seminal work B. Secondary source C. Empirical work D. Primary work 3. A summary of multiple research studies on one topic: A. Seminal work B. Secondary source C. Empirical work D. Primary source 3. A clinical practice guideline is an example of a(n): A. Seminal work B. Secondary source C. Empirical work D. Primary source 4. Which of the following is a way to measure the quality and impact of a specific research study? A. Peer review ? B. Cohort review C. Literacy impact factor D. Citation analysis 5. Information literacy is important for nurses to acquire and includes all the following EXCEPT: A. Critical thinking and analysis B. Computer literacy C. An advanced graduate degree D. Motivation for lifelong learning 2 6. An electronic index of information categorized by relevant classifications that can be searched via computer technology is called a : A. Database B. Literature review C. Citation analysis D. Web site 7. Strong literature searches include the all the following search strategies EXCEPT: A. Involving a medical librarian B. Using only full text articles C. Progressing from general to specific terms D. Mining the reference lists of recent studies 9. Nurses prepared at the following education level have expectations for use of literature in education and practice: A. Baccalaureate B. Graduate C. Postgraduate D. All of the above 10. When reading the literature review section of a research study, the reader needs to assess for all the following information EXCEPT: A. A variety of sources of data B. Presence of bias in article selection C. Article dated within the past 15 years D. Inclusion of contradictory results from the literature Quality and Safety Indicators – Review the video “Chasing Zero: Winning the War on Healthcare Harm” to answer the following questions. 11. Which of the following is/are described as “weapons against health care harm”? A. leadership B. safe practices C. technology D. all of the above 12. What drug did Dennis Quaid’s twins receive at too high of a dose? A. penicillin B. heparin C. morphine D. Tylenol 3 13. How was the administration of this drug (question 12) made safer? A. the label color was changed B. the size of the vial was changed C. the dose for pediatric patients was changed D. the drug was removed from use in hospitals 14. What is described as the largest barrier to safe care? A. apathy B. fear C. overworked staff D. lack of knowledge 15. What led to the fatal mistake involving the epidural medication? A. the epidural catheter was inserted incorrectly B. the epidural drug concentration was incorrect C. the epidural bag and connection resembled IV medication D. the epidural bag was labeled for the wrong patient 16. What is the NQF initiative to protect and support health care workers who make mistakes resulting in unintentional harm? A. care of the caregiver B. healthcare provider support network C. the human factor forum D. medical errors prevention coalition 17. What was identified as an essential component of improving safety practices? A. more hospital administrators B. installing expensive failsafe equipment C. scheduling regular safety inspections D. listening to hospital staff ideas 18. What nursing procedure increases patient safety during shift report? A. share rounds B. team rounding C. patient handoff D. computer review report 19. What initiative was developed by medical students to improve surgical procedure safety? A. new instrument sterilization methods B. room cleaning procedures 4 C. checklists to standardize care D. a system to organize patient transfers in the operating room 20. Which of the following was NOT identified as means to increase safety practices? A. barcode technology B. public display of safety standards C. smart pumps with a drug library D. chlorhexidine surgical preps 21. I understand this is an open notes homework assignment. I have abided by the UNCG academic integrity code on this homework assignment. This includes, not having obtained copies of homework from previous semesters, and NOT discussing the homework with other students AFTER submitting my answers on blackboard. A. True B. False
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