Topic: Promoting Effective Bowel function in End of life care in an acute setting;
Nurse Role NOTE: 1.(Research should be focused on countries such as United Kingdom, Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand) 2. The literature review should be focused on a professionally relevant review question. A structured literature review uses research studies as the basis of the review, supported by additional published evidence 3. This literature review must use a structured approach. It will consist of a focused review aim, topic or question, as well as a focused search strategy and rigorous methods of appraisal and analysis by systematically search for and find relevant, evidence-based literature, demonstrate critical appraisal and analysis of a wide variety of evidence and most importantly demonstrate ability to construct a coherent argument supported by analysis of literature from a wide range of sources STRUCTURE OF THE LITERATURE REVIEW MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: A) A structured Abstract which must be a fully self-contained description of the structured literature review and should NOT contain abbreviations or references (approx. 200 words) B) An Introduction must include the following– i. A clearly defined aim, topic or question that the review will consider such as; what problems do adult patients experience with bowel function at the end of their life in an acute settings ii. An evidence-based rationale to support the review aim or question iii. Background information to provide context to the review topic iv. The research methods used which must focus on using CINAHL, ProQuest, Medline which must include the following: •A structured search strategy with justification for the in/exclusion criteria and all aspects of the search strategy •A demonstration of the critical appraisal with justification for the choice of approach or tool used.
C).Findings (i.e. the Literature Review itself) i. A structured, in-depth exploration and analysis of the findings identified in the included materials, presented in themes, explicitly related to the review aim/topic/question ii. A summary of the key findings identified from the review of the literature D. Discussion – including: i. The strengths and limitations of the review ii. Implications of your findings for practice (returning to your rationale) iii. Recommendations for practice drawn from the review findings, including an idea for a service improvement proposal E. Conclusion – including: i. Brief summary of aim, methods and headline findings