Discussion questions. At least 150- 200 words each with references. Identify one area of nursing research that has improved patient outcomes. State the study and its impact on patient care. How have these findings changed your nursing practice? What similarities and differences can you identify between the nursing process and the research process? Explain your answer. Nursing research is used to study a dilemma or a problem in nursing. Examine a problem you have seen in nursing. Why should it be studied? Justify your rationale.