Qualitative and quantitative studies are, however, fundamentally different approaches to research and therefore need to be considered differently with regard to critiquing. 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. Critiquing quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods studies critiquing the validity and robustness of research featured in journal articles provides a critical foundation for engaging in evidence-based practice.
Conducting an article critique for a quantitative research study nursing: research and reviews 2013:3 hearing test to nursing home residents with various degrees. Type of study for the research article critique: qualitative (note: this is the only presentation that i messed up really bad on the instructor said this presentation would have made a 100 if i hadn't have put the wrong type of study. 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. Focus on the information in box 91, guidelines for critiquing research designs in quantitative studies located on page 230 of the course text select a topic from the list below and search the walden library to find two different quantitative research studies addressing that issue.
The research conducted by foster-fitzpatrick, ortiz, sibilano, marcantonio and braun (1999) is a quantitative study of the significance of crossing the legs while blood pressure is being measured. Qualitative article critique paper details: attached are the guidelines to develop the review, plus the article that need to be used guidelines for qualitative nursing research critique analyze and critique a quantitative nursing research article from a nursing research journal published within the past 5 years. Critique of a quantitative study - essay sample as discussed by cutliffe and ward (2006), the ability to properly critique research articles should be possessed by every nurse, since this empowers the nurse to select which research outcomes to trust in guiding his or her nursing practice. 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.
Nursing: research and reviews 2013:3 written quantitative article critique may be structured as a guide for a future critique in this way, practical realistic. The next element of a research critique is the research question(s) or hy- pothesis(es)this element of the critique is of extreme importance, as it should reflect the purpose of the studyresearch questions in ebp are. Quantitative critique 3 in the literature is noted regarding national turnover rates for new rns which is a good reason to choose this topic as a research study. Criteria differ for critiquing a quantitative versus a qualitative study (ie, statistics are evaluated in a quantitative study, but not in a qualitative study) this article provides on guidelines for assessing qualitative research. Study is criticism and critiquing and criticism are not the same (burns and grove, 1997) a critique is an impersonal evaluation of the strengths and limitations of the research being.
Critiquing research articles tudent c l earning s entre a critique is a systematic way of objectively reviewing a piece of research to highlight both its strengths and. Quantitative research critique 2 abstract the following paper is a critique of the research article, the use of personal digital assistants at the point of care in an undergraduate nursing program (goldsworthy, lawrence, and. Research methodologies table 1 research questions - guidelines for critiquing a quantitative research study elements influencing the beiievabiiity of the research. When critiquing this component of a research study, one should be able to determine if appropriate statistical procedures were used and results interpreted accurately (burns et al, 2015.
Quantitative and qualitative research article critique the ability to properly critique a research article is considered one of the fundamental skills of scholarship in any discipline (nieswiadomy, 2008, p 378), this is also true for nursing. 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. - quantitative research article critique this paper is an academic critique of an article written by lautrette, et al (2007) titled: a communication strategy and brochure for relatives of patients dying in the icu and accurately reflected the content of the article and the research study itself.
Critiquing quantitative research 81 validity and reliability the validity of research is dependent on whether the chosen research tools have measured what they were supposed to internal validity demonstrates if a study can claim that there is a relationship between cause and effect, eg treatment and outcomes (robson 1993. The study relates the findings back to a wide range of other research studies, which is a strength of this part of the report, showing congruence with many other findings in relation to quality of life, age, socioeconomic status, social support, antiretroviral treatment, symptoms, and self-care (tangkawanich et al, 2008 p 219.
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. a critique of the qualitative research: missed nursing care mamdouh nakada berea college nur 352 february 18, 2015 beatrice j kalisch, phd, rn, faan, reports her qualitative study missed nursing care on medical-surgical units in the journal of nursing care quality. 1 school of nursing, university of alabama at birmingham, birmingham, al, usa 2 loyola university school of nursing, new orleans, la, usa abstract: the ability to critically evaluate the merits of a quantitative design research article is a necessary skill for practitioners and researchers of all.