Link: http://redfame.com/journal/index.php/jets/article/view/2963 • APA format Final paper will be submitted through TURNIT in™. • Papers MAY NOT show evidence of similarity beyond 20% excluding reference pages! • Papers that reflect over 20% SIMILARITIES will be assigned a ZERO. There is NO opportunity for late or re-submitted work! • Professional language • No plagiarism Framework to follow for Critique Research Study 1. Critiquing the research article a. Title – Does it accurately describe the article? b. Abstract – Is it representative of the article? c. Introduction – Does it make the purpose of the article clear? d. Statement of the problem – Is the problem properly introduced? e. Purpose of the study – Has the reason for conducting the research been explained? f. Research question(s) – Is/are the research question(s) clearly defined and if not, should they be? g. Theoretical framework – Is the theoretical framework described? If there is not a theoretical framework, should there be? h. Literature review – Is the literature review relevant to the study, comprehensive, and include recent research? Does the literature review support the need for the study? i. Methods – Is the design appropriate for the study? Does the sample fit with the research design and is the size sufficient? Was a data collection instrument needed? How were data collected? Were reliability and validity accounted for? j. Analysis – Is the analytical approach consistent with the study questions and research design? k. Results – Are the results presented clearly in the text, tables and figures? Are the statistics clearly explained? l. Discussion – Are the results explained in relationship to the theoretical framework, research questions, and the significance to nursing? m. Limitations – Are the limitations presented and their implications discussed? n. Conclusion – Are there recommendations for nursing practice, future research, and policymakers? 2. Determine the level and quality of the evidence using a scale (several can be found in ANA’s Research Toolkit www.nursingworld.org/Research-Toolkit/Appraising-theEvidence ) 3. Decide if the study is applicable to your practice (our practice it’s family nurse practitioner) a. Can you use the results and recommendations in your practice?