Assignment Content: Finding Evidence
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Evidence that supports a conclusion is part of the research process. Literature reviews often accompany research papers in the form of a summary and synthesis of the published information about the research topic. Although this week’s assignment is not a literature review, it is designed to familiarize you with the practice of finding appropriate sources and information on a topic.
Find three original research articles that apply to your research topic. The articles must be
-recent (published within 5 years), and
Write a 260-word summary of each article in which you identify
Determine whether these articles are suitable for inclusion in a literature review for your research topic.
-If they are not, explain why.
-If they are, explain how the information can be used to inform practice.
Compile all summaries in one document.
Include a PDF of and APA citation for each article.
Assignment Content: Absence of Evidence
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Clinical decision-making requires critical thinking and is essential to forming a solid conclusion when evidence does not exist.
Consider the following question with your Learning Team:
-On what do you rely in the absence of evidence?
Submit a 260-word initial response that includes at least one related article to support your position.Bottom of Form
(Please add 1 citation within the paper and cite using APA format).
On a separate page:
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Review Figure 1-3, on page 24, in Understanding Nursing Research. Why it is important to employ the highest level of available research evidence in clinical decision making?
(Please add 1 citation within the paper and cite using APA format)