- Identify relevant keywords related to your research priority. For example, if your research priority is “preventing nosocomial infections”, relevant keywords may include “infection control,” “hospital-acquired infections,” “hand hygiene,” “antimicrobial resistance,” etc.
- Use a scholarly database such as PubMed or Google Scholar to search for articles using your identified keywords. You can also use the Walden library search engine to search for articles.
- Refine your search by using filters such as publication date, study design, etc. to find current and relevant articles.
Here are some examples of articles related to preventing nosocomial infections:
- Title: Impact of antimicrobial stewardship programs on patient safety in intensive care units: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal: Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. Authors: Suna Eryilmaz, et al. Publication Date: 2022.
- Title: The impact of an infection prevention and control program on nosocomial infections: a retrospective cohort study. Journal: BMC Infectious Diseases. Authors: Nouran Taha, et al. Publication Date: 2021.
- Title: Effectiveness of hand hygiene interventions in reducing hospital-acquired infections in neonatal intensive care units: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal: American Journal of Infection Control. Authors: Xinyu Liu, et al. Publication Date: 2021.
Please note that these are just examples, and there may be other relevant articles on your research priority available in the Walden library or other scholarly databases.