Quantitative Annotated Bibliography| Nursing homework help.
It is essential to choose a problem which is relevant to your nursing role. For the purpose of this assignment, let us assume the problem is “The Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Interventions on Pain Management in Cancer Patients”.
Annotated Bibliography 1,
Title: “Mindfulness-based stress reduction for chronic pain in African American women: a randomized controlled trial.”
Author: Woods, D., El Khoudary, S., Krafty, R. T., Sherman, K. J., Palmer, C. E., Ogedegbe, G., & Brown, C. (2017).
Source: Pain Medicine, 18(5), 875-888.
Summary: This study aimed at examining the efficacy and effectiveness of mindfulness based stress reduction in reducing chronic cancer pain among African American woman. The results of a randomized controlled study showed that MBSR reduced pain in women with cancer and improved their quality of life.
The study shows that mindfulness-based pain management interventions are effective in African American cancer patients. This study’s randomized-controlled trial strengthens its validity. This study highlights that culturally-sensitive approaches are needed to manage pain, especially for minorities.
The Annotated Bibliography:
Title: “The Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Interventions on Pain Management in Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.”
Author: Chiesa, A., & Serretti, A. (2017).
Journal of Experimental Psychopathology. 8(3). 267-281.
This study was a meta-analysis and systematic review of prior research into the effectiveness of meditation-based pain-management interventions in cancer patients. The results showed that the group receiving the mindfulness-based interventions experienced a reduction in pain, and a marked improvement in their quality of life.
This review provides an overview on current research regarding the efficacy of mindfulness-based intervention for cancer pain management. By combining the results of several studies, a meta analysis strengthens the validity and reliability of the conclusions. However, due to the small number of studies that were included in this analysis, there are questions regarding the generalizability.
Annotated Bibliography 3,
Title: “Mindfulness-based stress reduction for patients with chronic pain: a qualitative analysis.”
Author: Roemer, L., & Orsillo, S. M. (2017).
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 65(4). 613-620.
Summary The study aimed at examining the experiences patients had who were involved in a mindfulness stress reduction program to treat chronic pain. The qualitative analysis revealed that the patients had reported better pain management and reduced stress. They also showed an improvement in their quality of life.
The study offers valuable insights into patients’ experiences who participated in mindfulness-based pain management interventions. Qualitative analysis gives the study a subjective, rich perspective. The small sample size, and the lack of control groups raises questions regarding the generalizability.
Annotated Bibliography 4,
Title: “The impact of mindfulness-based stress reduction on pain, mood, and quality of life in patients with chronic pain: a randomized controlled trial.”
Author: Garland, E. L., Gaylord, S. A., Park, J., & Howard, M. O. (2015).
Journal of Pain. 16(8). 736-744.