Reviewing the Literature and Applying Theory
Question 1 Read “Evidence-based Practice Step by Step: Critical Appraisal of the Evidence: Part I,” and answer the questions in this topic:
What is the purpose of critical appraisal?
Discuss how you would perform critical appraisal of articles selected for your topic.
Question 2 The article “Evidence-Based Practice Step by Step: Critical Appraisal of the Evidence: Part I” provides a critical appraisal guide for appraising quantitative studies. Select one quantitative study from the research articles you have identified for your project.
Using the quantitative study, you have selected, answer three of the questions listed in the critical appraisal guide in the above article.
1. Describe the theory and your rationale for selecting the theory.
2. Discuss how the theory works to support your proposed solution.
3. Explain how you will incorporate the theory into your project.