To understand synthesis it is important that you read the lectures for this week. Synthesis is a skill that takes practice and the lectures discuss this process.
On the discussion board, using a minimum of two articles that are supporting your PICOT question, submit one paragraph synthesizing the research into clear, concise statements without separately reviewing each of the studies in the paragraph—but by paraphrasing and synthesizing the work that was done.
Be sure to include your PICOT question with your initial discussion. You will be working to synthesize two articles in presenting why this evidence is foundational to your project. Be sure to include the level of evidence for each article you are synthesizing.
Picot Question: “(P) For hospitalized patients on a general medicine unit with Foley catheters, (I) does implementation of nursing Foley bundles, accompanied with continual education on Foley bundles, (C) compared to using no nursing Foley bundles/continual education, (O) decrease the risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infections during those patient’s hospital stay, (T) over one year?”