Undertaking a critique of a research article may seem challenging at first, but will help you to evaluate whether the article has relevance to your own practice and workplace reading a single article can act as a springboard into researching the topic more widely and aids in ensuring your nursing practice remains current and is supported by. Knowledge 32 nt 18 july 2006 vol 102 no 29 wwwnursingtimesnet guided reflection l outline where you work and the relevance of this article to your practice l identify the last time you came across a piece of qualitative research. Critiquing a research article: quantitative study a critique is a careful appraisal of a study strength and weakness (polit and beck, 2012, p125) the article improving maternal health and safety through adherence to postpartum hemorrhage protocol in latin america published in international journal of gynecology and obstetrics in 2014 by. Research questions - guidelines for critiquing a quantitative research study elements questions writing style is the report well written - concise, grammatically correct, avoid the use of jargon.
Original article critiquing a paper: a guide l sbaih lynn sbaih lecturer, school of nursing, midwifery and health visiting, manchester. Checklist for critiquing a research article title author introduction 1 read the statement of purpose at the end of the introduction what was the objective of the study. Here is a really good example of a scholary research critique written by a student in edrs 6301 the student who submitted this paper last semester earned a 100 on his critique.
In nursing that care has its foundations in sound research and it is essential that all nurses have the ability to critically appraise research to identify what is best practice. Research critique, part 2 jennifer bullard grand canyon university introduction to nursing research nrs433 martha schmidt october 07, 2012 research critique, part 2 the purpose of this paper is to critique an article on the circumstances and characteristics of why patients fall in the hospital setting. This article explores certain concepts relating to critiquing research papers these include considering the peer review process for publication, demonstrating the need for critiquing, providing a way to carefully evaluate research papers and exploring the role of impact factors. Quantitative research critique introduction the paper nclex-rn ® success: are there predictors investigates the probable factors that may contribute to the passing of the national council licensure examination for registered nurses (nclex-rn) examination (mcgahee, gramling, & reid, 2010. This is a critique i did for my nursing research class (not a formal paper, but posted on our class bulletin board): probably one of the most controversial research reports of all times in the.
If you are asked to write a critique of a research article, you should focus on these issues you will also need to consider where and when the article was published and who wrote it. A nurses' guide to the critical reading of research critique research this article provides a structured route to questioning the methodology of nursing research. Recent applied nursing research articles recently published articles from applied nursing research patient safety culture among nurses at a tertiary government hospital in the philippines. Critique of a nursing theory april 30, 2010 critique of a nursing theory this is a critique of myra estrin levine's conservation principles model i will be discussing the meaning of the theory of the four principles conservation of energy, conservation of structural integrity, conservation of personal integrity, and conservation of social integrity. Nursing research has a tremendous influence on current and future professional nursing practice, thus rendering it an essential component of the educational process this article chronicles the learning experiences of two undergraduate nursing students who were provided with the opportunity to.
In the introduction the article stresses the importance of research in nursing and health care this builds a good case for continuing the study research is an essential part of every nurse's role. Research methods of nursing order description nur 2300: evidence-based practice assessment, paper 2 - research critique background in paper 1 you developed a pico question, reviewed a number of scholarly articles on the topic you chose, and created a summary table. Understanding and critiquing qualitative research papers 18 july, 2006 the first article in this series on understanding research (lee, 2006a) examined the basic terminology used by researchers and identified that qualitative research produced non-numerical (qualitative) data. One quantitative research study aims to improve patient outcomes specifically related to proper control of blood glucose level, by linking patient outcomes with health literacy and patient trust we will write a custom essay sample on critique nursing journal article specifically for you. Nursing research article critique essay 1663 words | 7 pages control is and has been a pervasive factor in the lives of many across the world, influencing the way research can be conducted or the way people try to maintain a balance in the weight or appearance.
Provide a rationale for completing a research critique 2 art and a science, then a critical review of nursing research can be seen as a work of art studies. This article is published in a reputable journal, the journal of nursing and health sciences which addresses issues of interest and concern to nurses internationally, and as such, offers specific insight into hiv/aids and nursing within a global context. Critiquing a qualitative nursing research article essay - the purpose of this paper is to critique a qualitative research article in all phases of the report for this purpose, the article that will be used is lamentation and loss: expression of caring by contemporary surgical nurses written by carol enns and david gregory. A systematic approach to reading and critiquing a research article serves as a foundation for translating evidence into practice and policy every nurse can acquire this skill louise kaplan is director of the nursing program at saint martin's university in lacey, washington.
To critique a research article you need to know what the elements of and process of research are it is helpful to have a nursing research textbook to help you do this if you don't have one, you might check your school library for any textbooks or information on nursing research, scientific research or critiquing a research article the. Nursing research 54(5):304-312, september-october 2005 abstract favorites pdf get content & permissions worry in head and neck cancer caregivers: the role of. 1 quantitative article critique: factors affecting the successful employment of transition-age youths with visual impairments introduction this article examined some of the issues that affect youths with visual impairments as.
Validated research involves critiquing and acquiring the skills of synthesis and critical analysis, this enables nurses to distinguish the relationship between theory and practice in nursing (hendry & farley 1998.