For this Application, identify a clinical practice guideline developed by governmental source or professional association and write a 5 page paper. For example, you may select a problem from the National Guideline Clearinghouse as long as it is under nursing control. For instance, reducing the risk of infection is under nursing control, while the type of surgery performed for a patient problem is not under the control of nursing.
Below is a list of topics; however, you may select ONE problem that is of interest to you.
- Pain management (SD)
- Pressure ulcers
- Wrong side surgery
- Fall risk assessment
- Restraint use
- Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)