Select an article relating to a clinical nursing problem relating to one of the
systems covered in this course (endocrine). Please choose a topic of interest,
as you will continue exploring the topic for the Annotated Bibliography. Your
article should be published within the last 5 years and be published in a
nursing education or nursing-related journal.
After selecting your
article, you will use PDF editing technology to highlight and make comments
throughout the article. Be sure to address the
following as you
highlight and make comments in the PDF of the article:
is the philosophical stance of the authors? Highlight the evidence that
supports your claim.
any conceptual/theoretical/empirical elements in the article.
any cultural theory elements in the article.
concepts of systems theory as you annotate the article such as if the article
addresses individual, unit, and/or organizational nursing
any caring theory elements in the article.
Commonly, you will find
this information included in the introduction/background as well as the
discussion/conclusion in the article. Sometimes
methods sections and
instrument measurement may also include these elements.
addressing all prompts above in your commenting and highlighting of the article
PDF, save your work
Prepare an Annotated Bibliography of 8 recent research
articles focusing on a clinical nursing problem relating to one of the
systems covered in
this course (endocrine)
Articles should be published within the last 5 years and
should address clinical
practice. Students are encouraged to explore the nurse educator journals or
nursing practice focused journals when searching for articles.
Annotations should be
concise and well written. For each article, students will write a summary
paragraph which should include:
focus or purpose of the article
new information is presented in the article?
or relevance to your identified clinical issue (or why it did not meet your
features of the work that were unique or helpful
reached by you about your clinical issue as a result of the article
a 1-2 page summary and critique comparing the findings of each study with the
others. Describe how the combined information
gathered from the articles
increases your understanding and impacts nursing practice. Address any gaps
that may still exist regarding how to provide
care for your selected