Did the researcher uses a grounded theory method?
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Did the author identify benefits and risks of the participants?
Was informed consent obtained form the participants?
Did the participants volunteer for the study?
Were there any major variables (independent and dependent variables) identified and defined?
Describe the data management and analysis methods used in the study.
What measures were used to minimize the effects of researcher bias?
Did the study state approval for the study was obtained by Institutional Review Board?
What limitations of the study were identified?
What implications do the findings have for nursing practice.
Were ethical considerations regarding treatment or lack of?
Tzeng, H. M., & Yin, C. Y. (2012). Physical restraint use rate and total fall and injurious fall rates: An exploratory study in two US acute care hospitals. Open Journal of Nursing, 2(03), 170.