NMHS 43270: Key Considerations In Critical Appraisal Of Research: Research Methods Applied To Healthcare Assignment
Select one to critically appraise for this assignment
1. Key considerations in critical appraisal of research (800-1000 words)
Describe the key considerations when critiquing i) systematic review articles, ii) quantitative articles iii) qualitative articles.
Discuss these considerations the context of the relevant research philosophies (epistemologies) and paradigms.
2. Application of CASP tool (up to 300 words; excluding appraisal tool from the word count)
State which article you are selecting to appraise (from the two options provided) and state the most appropriate tool for critiquing this article. Discuss your rationale in choosing the tool.
Apply the selected tool to critically appraise your article (include the completed tool which shows how you have appraised across all relevant domains).
Provide a summary of key findings from the research article, identifying the key findings which address the specific research questions (key statistic, p-value and confidence interval OR main themes or patterns).
3. Appraisal and comment
Discuss the strengthens and weaknesses of the article, comment on the overall quality of the article and its application to clinical practice.