The steps in critiquing a research article first: scan in most cases, research articles and reports are divided into clearly labeled sections sources used: coughlan, m, cronin, p, & ryan, f (2007) step-by-step guide to critiquing research part 1: quantitative research british journal of nursing, 16(11), 658– 663. When evaluating a research paper, critiquing helps you to make a judgement on whether the results of the study have been influenced, perhaps by the characteristics of the study design or how it was (2009) essentials of nursing research: appraising evidence for nursing practice (seventh edition. Critiquing nursing research conference paper july 2012 with 843 reads conference: conference: nursing leadership scientific day, at riyadh, volume: 2 cite this publication ahmad m al-bashaireh at university of florida ahmad m al-bashaireh 521 university of florida. Abell, cathy h and garrett wright, dawn m (2016) critiquing quantitative research reports: key points for the beginner, nurses must have an understanding of how to critically read and appraise research nurses should develop a systematic process to evaluate research articles to aide in the. To critiquing quantitative research to help nurses demystify the process and decode the a research study research texts and journals refer to critiquing the literature, critical analysis, reviewing the literature, evaluation and appraisal of the literature which correspond with what will be found in the rest of the work integrity. Summary in this paper, we have taken a previously published article on nurses' judgements in abortion care performing a systematic critique of the merits of this research using a recognised critiquing framework.
If one thinks of nursing as an art and a science, a critical re- view of nursing research can be seen as a work of art studies withstand- ing the test of time through careful exploration of findings and implementation in nursing ebp allow nurses to practice the art and sci- ence of the profession elements of a research critique. A quantitative research critique the purpose of this paper is to critique the research article, “the use of personal digital assistants at the point of care in an undergraduate nursing program”, published in cin: computers, informatics, nursing (goldsworthy, lawrence, and goodman, 2006) nieswiadomy's foundations of. Critique of a research article the goal of this activity is to give you an opportunity to apply whatever you learned in this course in evaluating a research paper warningyou might have done some article summaries or even critical evaluation of some resources however, this activity is unique because you evaluate a.
Critiquing research articles tudent c earning l s entre a critique is a systematic way of objectively reviewing a piece of research to highlight both its strengths and weaknesses stockhausen l & conrick, m 2002, 'making sense of research: a guide for critiquing a paper', contemporary nurse, vol 14, no 1, pp. Design the qualitative paper chosen for the critique is a grounded theory design and the research terms and terminology associated with this method such as symbolic interactionism are defined the published paper reported on findings from a study exploring the characteristics of nurses in abortion care. This article, the second in a three-part series on research, explores quantitative research quantitative research aims to focus on objectivity, and therefore searches for answers that can be generalised to other situations quantitative researchers believe that it is possible to focus on objective reality within the world.
Primary argument nurses may find critiquing a research paper a particularly daunting experience when faced with their first paper knowing what questions the nurse should be asking is perhaps difficult to determine when there may be unfamiliar research terms to grasp nurses may benefit from a structured approach. Holland & rees: nursing evidence-based practice skills frameworks for critiquing research articles download electronic versions of tables 72 and 73 in the text to print off and help you when critiquing quantitative and qualitative research articles table 72: quantitative research articles · table 73: qualitative research.
Nurse educ today 2015 mar35(3):e14-7 doi: 101016/jnedt201412010 epub 2015 jan 24 a guide to critiquing a research paper methodological appraisal of a paper on nurses in abortion care lipp a(1), fothergill a(2) author information: (1)principal lecturer, adult, room gtab122, faculty of life sciences and. Which permits unrestricted noncommercial use, provided the original work is properly cited nursing: research and reviews 2013:3 67–75 nursing: research and reviews conducting an article critique for a quantitative research study: perspectives for doctoral students and other novice readers david e vance1 michele. Ucalgaryca/ssc/writing-support writing a critique or review of a research article revised september 2014 starting a review at the basic level, a critical analysis begins with questions like those set out by taylor (2009):1 o what is the author's motivation in writing this work ▫ agreeing with, defending or confirming a. Research articles in peer-reviewed journals typically undergo a rigorous review process to ensure scholarly standards are met nonetheless, standards vary among reviewers and journals this article presents a framework nurses can use to read and critique a research article when deciding to read an.
Learning how to critique research articles is one of the fundamental skills of scholarship in any discipline the range, quantity and quality of publications available today via print, electronic and internet databases means it has become essential to equip students and practitioners with the prerequisites to judge the integrity. Philadelphia : london : lippincott williams and wilkins, 2013 how to read a paper by trisha greenhalgh shelved at: : e-book and 61072 gre isbn: 9781118800966 5th ed chichester : wiley-blackwell, 2014 nursing research: methods and critical appraisal for evidence-based practice by edited by.