Read the assigned research article for this week. Identify the descriptive statistics that are reported in the article. How can a nurse leader use descriptive statistics to justify a course of action? What descriptive statistics do you routinely use in your practice?
Nurses Perception of Family Presence During Resuscitation by Kelly Tudor
Explore these issues on the Internet and through other resources. Share what you find out on these topics:
- Confidence Intervals: Why are they useful in helping to determine clinical significance?
- There are many controversies surrounding the issue of clinical significance vs. statistical significance. Identify one of them and summarize it. Finish with your opinion about the controversy.