Grand Canyon University
Introduction to Nursing Research
Research Critique, Part 2
This research critique is an article called Comparison of suture types in the closure of scalp wounds written by Joseph Bonham and published in Emergency Nurse. In the emergency room two different types of sutures permanent and non permanent sutures are used as well as glue for lacerations. Scalp wounds are difficult as pressure to wound as well as the hair of the scalp. The research discusses the end result of the research the amount of scaring left after the wound has healed.
Protection of Human Participants
The benefits of the participation of this study for participants is to see if there can be a more …show more content…
The purpose of this study was to address scalp lacerations for an emergency department to make a functional repair. Many other factors are to be considered in scar healing and outcomes and should be addressed in another study for a longer time for follow-up. Further research should continue in regards to the scalp lacerations and sutures to be able to validate the findings. This was a very interesting study.
Bonham, J. (2011). Comparison of suture types in the closure of scalp wounds. Emergency Nurse, 19(3), 34-39.
Coughlan, M., Cronin, P., & Ryan, F. (2007). Step by step guide to critiquing research.