Experiences of Community-Based Children's Nurses Providing Pallative Care

Experiences of Community-Based Children
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Primary research paper: Experiences of community –based children’s nurses providing palliative care.  REPORT:  Locating and Appraising Evidence   To perform the e-search, first I selected the PubMed online database because though this is a US-based database, it was the online medical database that I could find on top of the page when I google-searched this category.


These keyword were selected so that I could focus the search on the nurses’ group who worked with children and with the community in providing palliative care. As it is the child cancer patients who are in need of community-based palliative care more than any other child patient groups, I included ‘cancer care’, and ‘onchology’ into my keyword list. I could locate many UK sources from this database but majority of articles that I found on this database were non-UK sources. There were also a limited number of post-2004 articles on this topic in this database. The next database that I searched for articles was CINAHL. I could locate many British journals on nursing here. Internurse.com was a very useful nursing article archive that I found more user-friendly as well. In Internurse.com, I could find plenty of UK sources. Medline database was accessed by me through PubMed and became the source of many UK-sources for this study. I used CASP QUALITATIVE as my critiquing tool for this research because this tool gave me a comprehensive framework to locate my research in. ...
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