Provide a description and analysis of the observational research article using the following bullet points/prompts.

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NURS 7024 – Spring 2020

Observational Research Analysis Form

 

Student Name:                                                                                                Date:

 

Provide a description and analysis of the observational research article using the following bullet points/prompts.

CATEGORY

STUDENT COMMENTS

FULL CITATION

(APA Format)

 

RESEARCH DESIGN

Include as appropriate:

·         Cross-sectional

·         Longitudinal

·         Prospective

·         Retrospective

 

INTRODUCTION

Briefly summarize: (with page #)

·         Problem

·         Purpose

·         Question (if articulated)

·         Hypothesis (if articulated)

 

METHODS

Briefly summarize: (with page #)

·         Inclusion criteria

·         Exclusion criteria

·         Ethical oversight

·         Measurement tools for primary outcome

 

RESULTS (DATA)

Briefly summarize the most important findings: (with page #)

·         Study N

·         Data that answer the purpose, problem, question or hypothesis

 

DISCUSSION

Briefly identify 1 important point (with page #) made by the authors (if articulated) in relation to each of the following:

·         Their current study results

·         Comparison with prior research studies

·         Future research needs

·         Limitations of this study

·         Strengths of this study

·         Conclusions

 

PERSONAL APPLICATION

What action will you take to use the evidence from this study to improve your clinical practice? Use first person here (I will…).

 

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