“Clinically Appraising Qualitative Evidence for Clinical Decision Making”

Reading list:

Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare

  • “Clinically Appraising Qualitative Evidence for Clinical Decision Making”

Journal Readings

Please retrieve and read the following Journal articles from the Library. Articles can be located through a search in the CINAHL database, OVID database, Course Resources, or by using the link at the end of the reference if provided.

A guide to critical appraisal of evidence

Fineout-Overholt, Ellen PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN

Nursing Critical Care: May 2019 – Volume 14 – Issue 3 – p 24-30

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000554830.12833.2f

Fielding, J., Fielding, N., & Hughes, G. (2013). Opening up open-ended survey data using qualitative software. Quality and Quantity, 47(6), 3261-3276.

Rothwell, E. (2010). Analyzing focus group data: Content and interaction. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing15(2), 176–180.

Ryan, F., Coughlan, M., & Cronin, P. (2007). Step-by-step guide to critiquing research. Part 2: Qualitative research. British Journal of Nursing (BJN)16(12), 738–744.

Ryan, F., Coughlan, M., & Cronin, P. (2007). Step-by-step guide to critiquing research. Part 2: Qualitative research. British Journal of Nursing (BJN)16(12), 738–744.Smith, J., & Firth, J. (2011). Qualitative data analysis: The framework approach. Nurse Researcher, 18(2), 52–62.

Web Resources

Revisit NCQA website, specifically the Patient Experiences area.

  • National Committee on Quality Assurance. (2015). retrieved from http://www.ncqa.org/Programs/Recognition/Practices/ PatientCenteredMedicalHomePCMH/
    DuringEarnItPCMH/OtherPCMHResources/Element6BPatientExperienceFAQs.aspx

Practice

  1. Read the following article “Making the Critical Appraisal for Summaries of evidence-based medicine: critical appraisal of summaries of evidence.”
  2. Evaluate the six research techniques used in qualitative research, keeping in mind the four general areas for evaluating a qualitative study.

Scientific and Analytic Approaches to Advanced Evidence-Based Practice” Clinical Question Search Assignment

Purpose:

The purpose of this assignment is to give you a practical application to implement your compelling clinical question idea, supported by the evidence-based research you have obtained during your systematic review. You will apply evidence-based research findings discovered from your clinical question, and then integrate those to support your suggested change in nursing practice.

Directions:

  1. Identify your refined clinical question.
  2. Provide a summary of the database used.
  3. Determine an evidence-based quantitative article from the search that contains an evidence-based randomized control trial.
  4. Summarize the case study selected.
  5. Describe the study approach, sample size, and population studied.
  6. Apply the evidence from this review to your practice specifically in your overview.
  7. Evaluate the outcomes, identifying the validity and reliability.
  8. Discuss if the study contained any bias.
  9. Determine the level of evidence identified in the review.
  10. The length should be no less than 10 pages in APA 7th edition format.