Posted: December 27th, 2015
To serve as resources of health information and communicate information to those in need, healthcare professionals must be able to find health information from credible sources. To align with this weeks learning outcome, students will be able to better assess the quality of information provided by various types of sources.
Part I: Research Articles
All research articles follow a very similar pattern when it comes to content. Review the Holman and White article from this week’s required resources.
Describe the content and purpose of each section presented in the article.
Comprehensively analyze the content by addressing the following guiding questions that have been adapted from your text:
Were the objectives of the study clearly defined?
Was the research question stated?
Did the introduction provide reasoning for asking the research question?
Are the subjects/sample population well described?
Was the recruitment of the subjects/sample population clearly defined?
Was the design of the study described well?
Was the process of data collection clear?
Were the data collection instruments described well?
Was validity and reliability data reported for the data collection instruments?
Did the results address the research question?
Did the conclusions align with the results?
Did the authors suggest practical applications of the findings to a population that is similar to the subject population?
Part II: Non-Research Articles and Accuracy
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