Nursing role in management of oral mucositis in adult cancer.
Nursing role in management of oral mucositis in adult cancer patients after cytotoxic chemotherapy in Bone Marrow Transplant unit.
-Please find attached dissertation proposal instructions.
-The proposal could be presented as plan/outline with detailed comments.
Chapter 1. Introduction and background
Show an excellent justification of the topic area and the role this has in patient care or quality of a particular practice context. Therefore, justification should explicitly evidence why the topic is relevant to current practice/patients/service users. It should use relevant current and wide ranging research, policy and literature to demonstrate contemporary professional, legal and/or ethical issues. There is an explicit literature review question, aims and/or objectives.
Chapel 2. Methods
-Introduction to the chapter
-Design and methods.
-Mixed methods review (qualitative and quantitative data).
2.1 Search strategy
2.1.1 Sources of evidence (CINAHL, Medline, Cochrane, Google Scholar)
2.1.2 Search terms (PICO process presented in a table)
2.2. Selection criteria
2.2.1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria
year (all literature will be considered with a date 2012 and after)
language (english language only)
origin of the literature (search will focus on UK literature only)
2.2.2 What types of evidence will you include and why?
2.3 Quality appraisal
2.4 Data extraction
2.5 Ethical considerations
Just because this is a review does not mean we should not dismiss ethics.
e.g. not using direct quotations from research participants as they only consented to the original study doing this? Have the research articles mentioned ethics approvals and consent?