I am so confused..Nursing Research Class - page 2

I am working on a research assignment where I was given an article and I am supposed to write a commentary on it using three sources from the article itself. My major problem is how to interpret the... Read More

  1. by   augigi
    I don't think the person is trying to plagiarize - they are asking for a reference paper about that topic if I'm reading it correctly.

    holmespretty, have you tried searching the literature? You have a very specific topic, you should be able to find something.

    Kuzu N. Beser N. Zencir M. Sahiner T. Nesrin E. Ahmet E. Binali C. Cagdas E. Effects of a comprehensive educational program on quality of life and emotional issues of dementia patient caregivers. Geriatric Nursing. 26(6):378-86, 2005 Nov-Dec

    Smith J. Forster A. Young J. A randomized trial to evaluate an education programme for patients and carers after stroke. Clinical Rehabilitation. 18(7):726-36, 2004 Nov.

    Toseland RW. McCallion P. Smith T. Banks S. Supporting caregivers of frail older adults in an HMO setting. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 74(3):349-64, 2004 Jul.

    Lenz ER. Perkins S. Coronary artery bypass graft surgery patients and their family member caregivers: outcomes of a family-focused staged psychoeducational intervention. Applied Nursing Research. 13(3):142-50, 2000 Aug.

    Rodgers H. Atkinson C. Bond S. Suddes M. Dobson R. Curless R. Randomized controlled trial of a comprehensive stroke education program for patients and caregivers. Stroke. 30(12):2585-91, 1999 Dec.

    Kurtz ME. Kurtz JC. Given CW. Given B. A randomized, controlled trial of a patient/caregiver symptom control intervention: effects on depressive symptomatology of caregivers of cancer patients. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management. 30(2):112-22, 2005 Aug.

    I searched Medline with the following terms:
    1. exp Patient Education/ and exp Caregivers/ and exp Aged/
    2. clinical trial.pt
    3. 1 and 2
  2. by   Halinja
    Quote from augigi
    I don't think the person is trying to plagiarize - they are asking for a reference paper about that topic if I'm reading it correctly.
    I'm not trying to mean, or accuse anyone of anything. However, in my corner of the world, there is a difference between a research ARTICLE (published) and a research PAPER.

    The first sentence asks about an article. The last sentence asks for a paper to use as a template/guideline.

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