A step-by-step guide to doing a literature review in nursing, or related healthcare professions, that takes you through every step of the process from start to finish. Contents: What is a systematic review? -- Asking an answerable and focused review question -- Writing the plan and background to your review -- Specifying your objectives and inclusion and exclusion criteria -- Conducting a comprehensive and systematic literature search -- Working with your primary papers: selecting, appraising and extracting data -- Synthesizing, summarizing and presenting your findings -- Writing up your discussion and completing your review -- Sharing, disseminating and using systematic reviews to inform and improve nursing practice .
Ostomy Management, First Edition, is one of three volumes in the Series that follows the Curriculum Blueprint designed by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). It is the ideal reference for anyone seeking certification as an ostomy or continence nurse, as well as anyone who manages patients needing fecal and urinary diversions, or ostomy management..