Does Elevation Head of the Bed Reduce Risk Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

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Title: Does elevating the head of the bed reduce the risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)? Introduction: According to Polit and Beck (2012,p.3) “research is a systematic review inquiry that uses disciplined methods to answer a question or solve problems. The ultimate goal of research is to develop, improve and expand knowledge”. Research in nursing can produce new knowledge into nursing practice, develop and improve methods of caring and trial the efficacy of care (Gerrish, K and Lacey A, 2007). However, research according to Hockey (1984) in the first edition of the book, research is an attempt to increase the sum of what is known, usually referred to as a “body of knowledge” by the discovery of new facts or relationships…show more content…
F. Punch 2009). (incorrect citation) The research question is ‘ Does elevating the head of the bed reduce the risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia?’ Search: There are many ways to search for evidence base practice. After a topic has been chosen and the question developed, the literature can be easy to search. Draft outline of the project before beginning to search. Latest information regarding the topic that was chosen available at the website. You may begin to search for literature via an internet search engine. How to access appropriate information from proper website? An early chore in carrying out an electronic search is to classify keywords to generate the search. From the lecture, the attending student was given access for the academic library of University of Huddersfield. The student needs to log in to portal plus via Internet access. Go for library services or summon and search for the article, type the key words into search column provided by the electronic base. For example the research topic is “does elevating the head of the bed reduce the risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia?” The key words are “ventilator-associated pneumonia” and “head of bed elevation". You have to restrict the search by limiting a certain type of page for example only research reports; to

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