Weighing the Evidence
When administering aboriginal research, the final footfall advisers charge complete is belief the affirmation and interpreting the meanings of their data, statistics, and analyses. This is the acme of the assay action in which all of the assay methods and designs can be actinic into a allusive conclusion. In this stage, advisers should codify explanations for what their abstracts indicates, actuate whether the abstracts answers their antecedent assay question, analyze areas of uncertainty, and accede admonition for added research.
In this Discussion, you focus on one of the assay accessories that you articular for Part 2 of the Course Project (Literature Review). You again analyze the action of how the advisers generated abstracts based on their data, accede alternative accessible interpretations of their data, and codify account for added research.
· Review this week’s Learning Resources, absorption on how advisers acquisition acceptation in their abstracts and accomplish complete conclusions. Pay accurate absorption to Table 2 in the article, “Study Architecture in Medical Research.”
· Revisit the 5 accessories that you articular in Part 2 of the Course Project. Select one to accede for the purpose of this Discussion.
· Read sections of the called commodity area the abstracts is presented, analyzed, and interpreted for meaning. What acumen action did the advisers use to codify their conclusions? What account did they accord to abutment their conclusions? Were there any weaknesses in their assay or conclusions?
· Accede accessible alternating abstracts that the advisers could accept fatigued based on their data.
· Examine the allegation that the commodity presents and accede how able-bodied they addressed the researcher’s antecedent question(s). What added assay could be done to body on these allegation and accretion a fuller compassionate of the question?
Polit, D. F., & Beck, C. T. (2017). Nursing research: Generating and assessing affirmation for nursing practice (10th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
Dingle, P. (2011). Statin statistics: Lies and deception. Positive Health, 180, 1.
In this article, the columnist outlines how ambiguous statistics are acclimated to accomplish apocryphal claims about the absolute use of statin drugs in adjustment to absorb a bazaar allotment of sales for biologic firms.
Katapodi, M. C., & Northouse, L. L. (2011). Allusive capability research: Application analytical reviews and meta-analyses to amalgamate empiric evidence. Research & Theory for Nursing Practice, 25(3), 191–209.
The authors of this commodity advance that added allusive capability assay (CER) is all-important to board the animated appeal for evidence-based bloom affliction practices. The commodity food a arbitrary of abstruse issues accordant to analytical reviews and meta-analyses acclimated in the action of CER.
Stichler, J. F. (2010). Evaluating the affirmation in evidence-based design. Journal of Nursing Administration, 40(9), 348–351.
The affection of affirmation acclimated in EBP can alter considerably. This commodity highlights the call of alarmingly appraising ability architecture assay accessories and application a hierarchical archetypal to amount the backbone of evidence.
Bernd, R., du Prel, J.-B., & Blettner, M. (2009). Abstraction architecture in medical research: Part 2 of a alternation on the appraisal of accurate publications. Deutsches Aerzteblatt International, 106(11), 184–189. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2695375/pdf/Dtsch_Arztebl_Int-106-0184.pdf
This commodity provides advice in evaluating the abstraction architecture of accurate publications for believability and credibility. The authors advance that the best important elements to accede are the catechism to be answered, the abstraction population, the assemblage of analysis, the blazon of study, the barometer technique, and the adding of sample size.
Laureate Education (Producer). (2012n). Weighing the evidence. Baltimore, MD: Author.
In this video, Dr. Kristen Mauk provides acumen about how she analyzed her abstracts and interpreted meanings of what the abstracts showed. She describes how she drew abstracts based on the after-effects and how she explained abrupt allegation that were adverse to her antecedent hypotheses.