Critical Analysis of a Qualitative Study

CriticalAnalysis of a Qualitative Study

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ProblemStatement

Planningis fundamentaltocarryingout anytaskaheadof us. Ithelpsin savingtimeimprovethequalityof thefindingandin establishinga convenientmethodof accomplishingthetaskin thetimeliestmanner.Theplanof conductinga qualitative studyin anyfieldis criticalfortheresults.Forqualitypapers,itis mandatorythatthesameis preparedpriorto theconductof thestudysothatallaspectsof thestudyareentirelycovered.Thefieldof nursing,categorically, is technical,andthisis an issuethat bringscomplicationsdue to thetechnicality of theresearch.Eachandeverypartof thestudyshould be usedto accomplisha particularaspectof thestudyforthepurposeof successof thestudy.

ProblemStatement

Thisparthelpsin identificationof theissuesthat finallyleadto thecarrying out of thetaskahead.Ithelpsin knowingin advancewhatthestudyis about, andthiscan assistthepersoncarryingout thestudyto identifythelocalitywithin which to conducttheresearchandalsothemethodsto beused.Forthepurposeof thecurrentqualitative study,theproblemthat promptedthestudyis to identifytheeffectsof increasedignoranceby thepeoplein observingthebasichygienein conservationof health.Itis supposedto beunderstoodthatobservationof basichygieneincludingbutnot limitedto washinghandsbefore andafter beatingandafter visitingthetoilet.Oralhygieneis alsoan issuetooklightlyyetitcan helpin thepreventionof verymanydental complications.Thispracticecan assistin thereductionof thediseasesrelatedto hygiene.Increasedcasesof complicationsrelatedto theissuesof healthandtheperceivedlackof awarenessare themostimportantrelevantfactorsthat ledto theconductof thequalitative study.

PurposeandResearch Questions

Thegoalof conductingout thestudyisbasedon a numberof principles.In thefieldof medicine,thebeliefthatpreventionis betterthan cureis realandought to be pursued.Healthcomplicationsthat could be easilypreventedby observationof fundamental,particularandsimplehygieneissuesneed betakenseriously.Lackof knowledgeis thesinglemostfailingfactor,andtheissueshaveto be studiedinordertherightformof informationis advancedto people.Awarenesshas to followafter thefindingshavebeenestablishedto helpparticularlyon theaspectof whetherthepeopleandcircumstancesobservedduring thesurveyin followinghygienemeasures.Thequestionsto beaskedwill aimto covertheknowledgebaseabout observationof fundamentalhealthissuesparticularlywashinghandsat appropriatemomentsandoralhygiene.Dotheindividualsobservetheparticularhealthmeasure?Whathealthcomplicationshaveto be seenby thelackof it?Identifyingtheissueshelpsin understandingthepointsbetter.Thequalitative methodsandresearchquestionsarerelatedto theproblemat hand,andthisshowshowconsistentthestudywascarriedout.Literaturereview

Forcredibilityof writtenwork,citationis supposedto be madein thecorrectformatsoas to authenticatetheclaimsmade.None of thesesourcesproveto be advantageousthan theuseof peer-reviewed sources.To easein locatingthesources,thecorrectformof citationis alsoan aspectthat needsto bedonein orderto ensurethatthereadercan conveniently findthesame.TheresearchsourcesI usedare crediblesince theyare five yearsorbelowsince thetimetheywerepublished.Thetimeline foridentificationof informationis vitalbecausethesourcesprovidean up-to-dateanalysisof theinformation.Evaluation of theweaknessof thestudywascarriedout, andtheaspectenhancestheunderstandingof thereaderthrough provisionof a realisticscenariobehind conductof thestudy.Theinformationin theliteraturereviewprovidedadequateinformationthat helpedin understandingtheneedforobservationof thehygienemeasures(Burns&amp Grove, 2011).

Conceptual/ Theoretical Framework

TheconceptI adoptedin apparentlymakingmy perspectivedevelopthepurposeof thestudywasto getinformationfrom thefieldthrough conductof a qualitative studyandcomparingthesamewith thereportsof otherresearchers. Theaspectof hygieneobservationhas beenan on-going one, andsomanypeoplehavetriedto expoundon thesamealthoughnone has beenformal.Aframeworkmust be developedto helpin theanalysisof informationbased on theobservationfrom thefield.Conductingthequalitative study,on its own,is not substantive andprocessing thesameis themostimportantaspect.After completionof thesurvey,sometimewill be takento gothrough thefinding.Adecisionwill be madeusingthetrendsobservedin theinformationof thereportsfrom thestudy.Theframeworkandthetheoreticalapproachesalsohelpin thesynthesisof informationandin particularrelatingtheproblemwith theclinical issueat hand.

Reference

Burns,N., &amp Grove, S. (2011). UnderstandingNursing Research(5thed.). Elsevier. ISBN-13: 9781437707502