Using the study, A Randomized Clinical Trial of Education or Motivational-Interviewing-Based Coaching Compared to Usual Care to Improve Cancer Pain Management, which is Appendix A in your test, answer the following:

  • How do possible threats to the internal and external validity affect the strength of the study?
  • What statistics were used to analyze the data?  Were they appropriate for the level of measurement used (as discussed in Ch. 16)?
  • How would a staff nurse determine whether the findings are applicable to clinical practice?

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