Research article appraisal, part one
- Note important points and read carefully the article.
- For this week, you should be focusing on the introduction, literature review/theoretical framework and the methods sections.
- You can use the Research Article Assessment guide to help you critically appraise the article.
- You can look up unfamiliar terms in the textbook you have been assigned, or Chapter 18 of other pertinent resources.
- Use the paper guidelines to guide you in writing a formal paper.
- You should not ask exact questions about the assignment in public forums.
Keep in mind that this assignment is designed to improve your critical evaluation skills. So take your time to read and then apply the information you’ve learned to the analysis of the nursing research article.