Module assignment: Consider the following problem situation: You are caring for an elderly patient diagnosed with pneumonia. While in hospital, he has developed a stage II pressure ulcer and you are providing wound care as ordered by the physician. The current order is for DUODERM dressing every 3 days with saline for wound cleansing. The gentleman’s wife is concerned that leaving for three days will delay wound healing and cause complications.
Use the information in the above scenario to complete the elements of
Can we answer in written in point form please…
1. Identifies a relevant problem situation ( nursing / practical nursing)
2. Uses PICO and formulates ans answerable clinical question related to professional practice. Problem/Intervention/comparison /outcome
3. Finds the best available research evidence related to the clinical questions,demonstrate ability to find appropriate resources
4. Assess the evidence – Use the categories of how,who,what,where and why to assess the quality and applicability of the found resource.
5.Applies the evidence ( research) to nursing/health care practices. Integrate the information from the evidence into a discussion of the problem situation/clinical question and present a logical intervention, conclusion or recommendation based on the evidenced presented.
My clinical question ? ” Will elderly gentleman with Pneumonia & ulcer has delayed wound and complication, if not dressing change for 3 days, or we need to change daily ? ” * We need to answer the clinical question ?