Literature Review Matrix
Assignment Literature Review Matrix (15 points) Conduct a search for literature on a practice issue pertinent to your practice area (Falls in the Geriatric population). Formulate a research question around your issue and complete the Literature Review Matrix template to identify gaps in the literature. Criteria: • Complete Part I and Part II of the Literature Review Matrix template. (4 points) • Complete Part III of the Literature Review Matrix. (4 points) • In your analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the existing literature, note the appropriate use of the theoretical frameworks. (3 points) • Complete Part IV addressing the influence of empiricism on quantitative methodology. (4 points) Note: Up to 3 points may be deducted for grammar, spelling, and/or APA errors. In addition, review the articles from Dr. Melnyk on doing a PICO and grading of evidence. You may also use other grading systems that are described in the literature if you find one that you like better. Resources: Murrock, C. J., & Higgins, P. A. (2009). The theory of music, mood and movement to improve health outcomes. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65 (10), 2249–2257. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2009.05108.x Jacelon, C., Furman, E., Rea, A., Macdonald, B., & Donoghue, L. (2011). Creating a professional practice model for postacute care: Adapting the Chronic Care Model for long-term care. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 37(3), 53–60. DeSanto-Madeya, S., & Fawcett, J. (2009). Toward Understanding and Measuring Adaptation Level in the Context of the Roy Adaptation Model. Nursing Science Quarterly, 22(4), 355–359. Fawcett, J., & Garity, J. (2009). Chapter 6: Evaluation of middle-range theories. Evaluating Research for Evidence-Based Nursing. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: F. A. Davis.