Attached is my PICOT. Please refer to the information below for this paper:
My chosen sampling size and basic information–Patient population >60 years old with heart failure
Data collection on hospitalizations, heart failure diagnoses, and deaths are collected manually through detailed abstraction of medical record or death records. Data from next of kin for out-of-hospital deaths are collected through interview and/or questionnaire.
Instructions from professor:
For this section of your research proposal assignment, you will focus on the sampling, reliability, and validity of your research proposal. This section will include information on sampling, reliability, and validity.
The following components should be addressed in your paper this week:
Information on your sample
Sampling basic information (age, gender, criteria, etc.)
Explain why your sample is appropriate for your study
Explain how your data collection process is consistent and reliable
Explain why your measurement tool is reliable
Explain how you will ensure you have a valid sample
Explain how you tested the validity of your measurement tool