Purpose: Summarize and appraise an article for bias and validity in a collaborative environment.
Instructions: Carefully read, summarize, and appraise your group’s assigned article. The discussion board for this week should cover the following concepts in order to have a complete draft by the end of the week. As you provide input to your peers, be sure to state a rationale for your claims.
- Identify and discuss the broader importance of the topic of the study as it applies to patients and organizations.
- Discuss the nursing implications of the findings of the research. Consider the following questions:
- Were the results statistically significant, if reported?
- What is the clinical significance of the findings?
- What are the risks vs. benefits to practice of the findings?
- Are the findings feasible to implement?