Search the GCU Library and find two new health care articles that use quantitative research. Do not use articles from a previous assignment, or articles that appear in the Topic Materials or textbook. (two articles attached 1. lung cancer stats.pdf and 2. ckd stats.pdf)
Complete an article analysis for each using the “Article Analysis: Part 2” template (attachment article analysis2).
Refer to the “Patient Preference and Satisfaction in Hospital-at-Home and Usual Hospital Care for COPD Exacerbations: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial,” (attachment copd stats.pdf) in conjunction with the “Article Analysis Example 2,”(attachment HLT-362V) for an example of an article analysis.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
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|Article 1||Article 2|
|Broad Topic Area/Title|
|Define Independent and Dependent Variables and Types of Data for Variables|
|Population of Interest for the Study|
|How WereData Collected?|
Article Analysis: Example 2
|Utens, C. M. A., Goossens, L. M. A., van Schayck, O. C. P., Rutten-van Mölken, M. P. M. H., van Litsenburg, W., Janssen, A., … Smeenk, F. W. J. M. (2013). Patient preference and satisfaction in hospital-at-home and usual hospital care for COPD exacerbations: Results of a randomised controlled trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 50, 1537–1549. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2013.03.006
(Include permalink for articles from GCU Library.)
|Broad Topic Area/Title||The differences in preference and satisfaction based upon hospital care location for COPD exacerbations.|
|Define Hypotheses||Hypothesis not stated. Below is an example from the study:
H0: There is no difference in satisfaction levels based upon treatment location.
H1: There is a difference in satisfaction levels based upon treatment locations.
|Define Variables and Types of Data for Variables||Treatment Location-categorical -“home treatment” and “hospital treatment”
Satisfaction- Ordinal Scale (1-5)
Preference-categorical “home treatment” and “hospital treatment”
|Population of Interest for the Study||COPD exacerbation patients from five hospitals and three home care organizations|
69 from the usual hospital care group
70 from the early assisted discharge care group
|Sampling Method||Mixed methods; quantitative was randomized sampling|
|How WereData Collected?||A questionnaire with both open-ended questions and questions with a scale of 1-5 (p. 1539)|