Nursing Article critique

Nursing Article critique

Please use the attached article for the critique

Instructions:

Please select any nursing research article from any one of the scientific journals found in the Nursing-Related Databases and Journals list. Select an article from an area that you are interested in or from the field you are working in. Using the article selected, construct a critique of the article, 6 to 10 pages (including cover page and references).

The critique should

  • identify the problem statement or statement of purpose of the article

  • describe the participants being studied, stating inclusion and exclusion criteria

  • discuss the sampling issues, such as probability or nonprobability and number of subjects used

  • identify the study setting—where data collection occurred

  • discuss informed consent—whether the participants were fully informed, how their consent was obtained, and any other ethical considerations

  • identify the hypothesis or research question

  • identify the research design—for example, experimental or nonexperimental; descriptive, exploratory, explanatory, or predictive?

  • identify research variables, both independent and dependent

  • comment the on article’s literature review—how the study data were analyzed (what statistical measures were used)

  • describe the results of the study and appropriateness of the methods used; include study limitations

  • accurately critique comments on level of evidence used, nursing theory, and implications for nursing practice or research

  • discuss how the research findings can be applied to the clinical area

The following resources provide helpful guidelines for constructing a critique of a nursing research article.

Video

  • Framework for how to read and critique a research study: Research Article Critique.

Articles

  • Vance, D. E., Talley, M., Azuero, A., Pearce, P. F., & Christian, B. J. (2013). Conducting an article critique for a quantitative research study: perspectives for doctoral students and other novice readers. Nursing: Research and Reviews, 3: 67–75.
  • Cronin, P., Ryan, F., & Coughlan, M. (2008). Undertaking a literature review: a step-by-step approach. British Journal of Nursing, 17(1): 38-43.

The Learning Resources page lists resources that provide several guidelines for constructing a critique of a nursing research article you may find helpful. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your instructor.

 

 

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Rubric Name: Assignment #2: Research Paper Critique

Criteria Level 3 Level 2 Level 1
Description of Study 10 points

(7-10 points)

Provides clear, accurate comments on the title, abstract, introduction, and purpose of the study

6 points

(3 – 6 points)

Provides comments on the title, abstract, introduction, or purpose of the study

2 points

  (0-2 points)

Lacks comments on the title, abstract, introduction, or purpose of the study

Participants 10 points

(7-10 points)

Discusses participants, inclusion and exclusion criteria, sample size, consent, and other ethical considerations

6 points

(3-6 points)

Includes information on participants, but lacks information regarding sample size and/or consent

2 points

(0-2 points)

Provides little or no information regarding participants, sample size, or consent

Research Question/hypothesis 20 points

(13 – 20 points)

Accurately identifies research question/hypotheses, including independent and dependent variables

12 points

(6-12 points)

May not accurately identify research question/hypotheses or independent and dependent variables

5 points

(0-5 points)

Lacks discussion of research question/hypotheses and/or study variables

Review, Methods & Results 20 points

(13-20 points)

Accurately comments on literature review, research methods, data analyses, and limitations of the study

12 points

(6-12 points)

Includes comments on literature review, research methods, data analyses, and limitations of the study, but discussion was somewhat vague

5 points

(0-5 points)

Does not comment on literature review, research methods, data analyses, and limitations of the study; or inaccurately discusses these aspects

Article Evaluation 20 points

(13-20 points)

Accurately comments on level of evidence used, nursing theory, and implications for nursing practice or research

12 points

(6-12 points)

Comments on level of evidence used, nursing theory, or implications for nursing practice or research

5 points

(0-5 points)

Inaccurately comments on level of evidence used, nursing theory, or implications for nursing practice or research

Application to the Clinical Area 10 points

(7-10 points)

Discusses realistic applications of the research to the clinical area

6 points

(3-6 points)

Discusses somewhat realistic applications of the research to the clinical area

2 points

(0-2 points)

Does not discuss realistic applications of the research to the clinical area

APA, Organization, Grammar & Spelling 10 points

(7-10 points)

Expertly applies APA guidelines in formatting and referencing; exhibits excellent spelling and grammar throughout the paper; is well organized and easy to read

6 points

(3-6 points)

Applies APA, but exhibits some formatting or referencing mistakes; has some spelling and grammar errors; is generally well written and easy to read, with minimal organization problems

2 points

(0-2 points)

Has many APA, spelling, and/or grammar mistakes throughout the paper; is difficult to read; may be ineffectively organized

 

Overall Score Level 3

61 or more

Level 2

24 or more

Level 1

0 or more

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