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My First Manuscript<br />Raritan Bay Medical Center<br />Research and Education Committee<br />Yvonne Wesley RN PhD FAAN<b...
Objectives<br />3/18/2011<br />2<br />
1. Introduction<br />What is the problem<br />How does your project address the problem<br />What is your PICO, research q...
1. Introduction<br />What is the problem<br />The manuscript should open with an introduction that presents the specific p...
1. Introduction<br />How does your project address the problem<br />What is the primary and secondary purpose of the paper...
1. Introduction<br />What is your PICO, research question or hypothesis<br />State your PICOT if you are writing up the EB...
1. Introduction<br />What is the theory behind your project<br />If writing up the findings from a research project<br />B...
2. Method -- Research<br />Literature Review<br />Conceptual and operational definition of the concepts<br />Quantitative ...
2. Method -- EBP<br />Search Strategy<br />Key search words<br />Databases used during the search<br />How did you limit t...
3. Results<br />Summarize the data collected<br />Number of people<br />Demographic of the people<br />Descriptive<br />Ce...
4. Discussion<br />Did you find what you expected<br />Compare your results with the literature<br />Acknowledge limitatio...
Melynk, B., & Fineout-Overholt, E. (2011)<br />Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare:A guide to best practice ...
Disseminating EBP Outcomes<br />Oral Presentation<br />Panel Presentation<br />Roundtable Presentation<br />Poster Present...
Publishing<br />Find a Mentor<br />Generate the Idea<br />Plan the Manuscript<br />Title page<br />Abstract<br />Introduct...
Deciding What to Publish<br />Letter to the editor<br />Commentary<br />Books<br />Continuing education reviews<br />Chapt...
Selecting a Journal<br />Is the Journal peer-reviewed?<br />What is the profile of the journal’s readership?<br />What is ...
The Manuscript<br />Generic Outline<br />Introduction to the clinical problem<br />The clinical question<br />Search for t...
Search for the Evidence<br />3/18/2011<br />18<br />Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), <br />Cochrane Dat...
3/18/2011<br />19<br />Present the Evidence<br />
Appraisal of the Evidence<br />3/18/2011<br />20<br />
Appraisal of the Evidence<br />3/18/2011<br />21<br />
3/18/2011<br />22<br />SUMMARY<br />
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My First Manuscript

  1. 1. My First Manuscript<br />Raritan Bay Medical Center<br />Research and Education Committee<br />Yvonne Wesley RN PhD FAAN<br />March 18, 2011<br />3/18/2011<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Objectives<br />3/18/2011<br />2<br />
  3. 3. 1. Introduction<br />What is the problem<br />How does your project address the problem<br />What is your PICO, research question or hypothesis<br />What is the theory behind your project<br />3/18/2011<br />3<br />
  4. 4. 1. Introduction<br />What is the problem<br />The manuscript should open with an introduction that presents the specific problem<br />Good opening addresses:<br />Why the problem is important<br />Develop the background of the problem<br />3/18/2011<br />4<br />
  5. 5. 1. Introduction<br />How does your project address the problem<br />What is the primary and secondary purpose of the paper<br />Explain your approach to solving the problem<br />3/18/2011<br />5<br />
  6. 6. 1. Introduction<br />What is your PICO, research question or hypothesis<br />State your PICOT if you are writing up the EBP process<br />State your research question if there is not enough evidence to generate a hyp0thesis <br />State a hypothesis if there is theoretical and empirical evidence to support a relationship between variables<br />3/18/2011<br />6<br />
  7. 7. 1. Introduction<br />What is the theory behind your project<br />If writing up the findings from a research project<br />Be sure to mention the theory that generated the research questions or hypotheses<br />If writing up the EBP process<br />Be sure to appraise the theories mentioned in the studies found in the literature.<br />3/18/2011<br />7<br />
  8. 8. 2. Method -- Research<br />Literature Review<br />Conceptual and operational definition of the concepts<br />Quantitative and Qualitative findings<br />Sample – demographics, size, sampling<br />Measures – questionnaires, interviews, focus group<br />Design – quasi-experimental, case study<br />3/18/2011<br />8<br />Manuscript for peer-review journal<br />
  9. 9. 2. Method -- EBP<br />Search Strategy<br />Key search words<br />Databases used during the search<br />How did you limit the search<br />Appraisal of the Evidence<br />Are the results valid?<br />Are the results important?<br />Will the results help?<br />How you integrated the evidence into practice<br />How you evaluated the effects<br />3/18/2011<br />9<br />
  10. 10. 3. Results<br />Summarize the data collected<br />Number of people<br />Demographic of the people<br />Descriptive<br />Central tendencies and variability<br />Summarize the analysis on the relevant data<br />Answer you research question/hypothesis or PICO<br />Inferential Statistics<br />Parameteric tests<br />Non-parameteric tests<br />Report data to justify your conclusion<br />3/18/2011<br />10<br />
  11. 11. 4. Discussion<br />Did you find what you expected<br />Compare your results with the literature<br />Acknowledge limitations of your project<br />Evaluate and interpret the results<br />Draw inferences and conclusions<br />Provide implications<br />11<br />3/18/2011<br />
  12. 12. Melynk, B., & Fineout-Overholt, E. (2011)<br />Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare:A guide to best practice (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: <br />Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.<br />3/18/2011<br />12<br />Objective: <br />Discuss Melnky’s Method of Disseminating EBP Outcomes<br />
  13. 13. Disseminating EBP Outcomes<br />Oral Presentation<br />Panel Presentation<br />Roundtable Presentation<br />Poster Presentation<br />Grand Rounds<br />Podcast Presentation<br />Community Meeting<br />Committee Meeting<br />Journal Club<br />Publishing<br />Health Policy<br />Media<br />3/18/2011<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Publishing<br />Find a Mentor<br />Generate the Idea<br />Plan the Manuscript<br />Title page<br />Abstract<br />Introduction<br />Manuscript narrative<br />Conclusion & implications<br />Positive Attitude<br />3/18/2011<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Deciding What to Publish<br />Letter to the editor<br />Commentary<br />Books<br />Continuing education reviews<br />Chapters<br />NCLEX questions<br />Articles<br />EBP clinical practices guidelines<br />Newsletter inserts<br />Standards of care<br />Book/media reviews<br />Policy briefs<br />3/18/2011<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Selecting a Journal<br />Is the Journal peer-reviewed?<br />What is the profile of the journal’s readership?<br />What is the turnaround period for the review?<br />What is the in press period? <br />What are the technical specifications?<br />Page length<br />APA style<br />Margins Font & Size<br />Graphic, Photos, Images<br />3/18/2011<br />16<br />
  17. 17. The Manuscript<br />Generic Outline<br />Introduction to the clinical problem<br />The clinical question<br />Search for the evidence<br />Presentation of the evidence<br />Critical appraisal of the evidence<br />Application of evidence to practice<br />Evaluation <br />3/18/2011<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Search for the Evidence<br />3/18/2011<br />18<br />Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE), <br />Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) <br />Stillwell, et. Al. (2010) EBP4<br />
  19. 19. 3/18/2011<br />19<br />Present the Evidence<br />
  20. 20. Appraisal of the Evidence<br />3/18/2011<br />20<br />
  21. 21. Appraisal of the Evidence<br />3/18/2011<br />21<br />
  22. 22. 3/18/2011<br />22<br />SUMMARY<br />

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