Please answer the following questions 1-3a-c-
During rounds Charles encounters a rare condition he has never personally seen, and only vaguely remembers hearing about in nursing school. He takes a few moments to prepare himself by searching the Internet. That evening, he researches even further to treat, administer, and assess the patient safely. He searches clinical databases online and his own school textbooks. Most of the information seems consistent, yet some factors vary. Charles wants to provide the highest quality in patient safety.
1. What should Charles do when he encounters information in two sources that is directly
contradictory? Which resources are the most trusted? Which resources are the most
accurate? What criteria should Charles use to identify credible resources to enhance his
2. Practice extracting data from a database at the National Cancer Institute State Cancer
Profiles webpage. Compare and contrast data from at least 2 different states based on
incidence by gender and race/ethnicity.
3. Visit the Agency for Research Healthcare and Quality webpage.
3a. Choose one of the guidelines and describe how it was developed and summarize the
3b. How are these recommendations similar to or different from those contained in your
textbook or those currently practiced in your clinical setting?
3c. Choose a clinical topic and design a search strategy for searching an online database
such as CINAHL or MEDLINE. Reflect on your search strategy, for example, what search
terms did you initially use, what new terms did you discover as you searched, how did
you limit/refine your search?
Please submit one APA formatted paper between 1000 – 1500 words, not including the title and reference page. The assignment should have a minimum of two scholarly sources, in addition to the textbook.