Consider the material that was presented this week. Find a peer-reviewed, research article related to topics found in Chapters 20 and/or 21. This discussion post will be a bit longer than you are used to, but it is your only assignment this week. Please use the following list as a template to structure your post; include the questions as headers in your post so your peers can follow along. Once you have introduced your topic, use the remaining questions to help you critique your article. Please be sure to answer all questions. The last paragraph should be a conclusion tying all the content together.

Please use the Book: VanMeter, K. C., & Hubert, R. J. (2018). Gould’s pathophysiology for the health professions. (6th ed.). Elsevier Saunders. Chapter 20: Neoplasms and Cancer

  • Chapter 21: Congenital and Genetic Disorders

Article Critique Questions:

  1. One paragraph that introduces your topic and explains why it is important to you
  2. Author, year, title, journal
  3. Purpose of the article: research, theoretical, program implementation
  4. From what discipline was the literature review drawn?
  5. What were the gaps, issues, purposes identified from the synthesis of the literature?
  6. What design and methods were used for the purpose of the project?
  7. Were the sample, size, and setting (or choice of articles) adequate for the project?
  8. What were the findings and conclusions?
  9. What are the implications for future research?
  10. How could the information in this article be applied to advanced nursing practice?
  11. Would you recommend this article to others as an example to add to the understanding of this information?
  12. Conclusion/summary paragraph

***Upload your article critique along with your article in PDF format to this discussion forum in your initial post and articles should be within the last 5 years (2016-2021) Thank you.

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Research Article Critique

Question descriptionCritique the required article found below and in your own words, describe the research question, sample, design of study, data collection method, findings, and limitations of each.

Summarize the research article and evaluate the significance to nursing. Do not just quote the author’s words. Paraphrase the information

  1. This assignment is completed as an APA paper. APA resources can be found on the Course Resources Module. You are required to complete the paper using the productivity tools required by Chamberlain University, which is Microsoft Office Word 2013 (or later version), or Windows and Office 2011 (or later version) for MAC. You must save the file in the “.docx” format. Do NOT save as Word Pad. A later version of the productivity tool includes Office 365, which is available to Chamberlain students for FREE by downloading from the student portal at http://my.chamberlain.edu (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Click on the envelope at the top of the page.
  2. Download the required article for analysis:

Wu, S., Singh-Carlson, S., Odell, A., Reynolds, G., & Yuhua, S. (2016). Compassion fatigue, burnout, and compassion satisfaction among oncology nurses in the United States and Canada. Oncology Nursing Forum, 43(4), E161-E169. doi:10.1188/16.ONF.E161-E169

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  1. Introduction (one paragraph): The introduction should be interesting and capture the reader’s attention.
    1. Provide a brief description of the research article to be discussed.
    2. Discuss the purpose of your paper. The purpose statement of the paper should relate to the research article reviewed and the implications that it has to evidence based nursing practice.
    3. You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words
  1. Describe the research question for this study in a paragraph.
    1. Describe the research in greater detail.
    2. Include your observations about this question.
    3. Discuss events or trends that could have affected this question.
    4. You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words
  1. Describe the research design of this study, and in your own words discuss the design.
    1. Discuss the research design of the study.
    2. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the type of design and hypothesize why the author utilized the design as opposed to others.
    3. You will need to summarize the information from the article in your own words
  2. Describe the sample.
  1. Briefly describe the sample size used for this study
  2. Make a judgment as to whether the sample size was adequate and defend your answer.
  3. Describe the number or participants and determine if the number of participants was adequate compared to the research question and the intent of the study.
  4. Are these numbers adequate? Discuss gaps in that you identified.
  5. You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words
  1. Describe the data collection method(s)’
  1. Who collected the data?
  2. What tools were used?
  3. What were the ethical considerations addressed and discuss gaps you identified.
  4. You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words
  1. Describe the limitations of the study.
  1. Identify the limitations within the study
  2. Describe how the limitations could be overcome in subsequent studies
  3. Comment on why limitations are important to list and discuss within a study
  4. You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words
  1. Describe the findings reported in the study.
  1. Describe the findings reported in the study
  2. Discuss whether the findings of the study answered the research question posed within the study
  3. Discuss the credibility of the findings
  4. If the findings do not support the research question posed within the study, what do you believe is the reason?
  5. You will need to summarize and analyze the information from the article in your own words
  1. Summary
    1. Summarize important points from the body of your paper including the key components of the paper.
    2. Include a statement about the research question and the findings.
    3. Discuss the probability of implementation into practice. Based on these findings, is the evidence strong enough to suggest a change in practice, or an idea for practice?
    4. End with a concluding statement.
  2. Citations and References must be included to support the information within each topic area. Refer to the APA manual, Chapter 7, for examples of proper reference format. In-text citations are to be noted for all information contained in your paper that is not your original idea or thought. Ask yourself, “How do I know this?” and then cite the source.
  3. Reference Page: The Reference Page should start on a new page (insert a page break). All references should be cited within the body of the paper as (Author, year) and the full reference should be included in APA format on the reference page. A url link alone is not an adequate reference. See the APA Guidelines in Course Resources for examples of properly formatted references.
  4. Submit the completed paper by 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday at the end of Week 6.

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