Critique On Evidence Based Practice
Topics: Scientific method, Research, Qualitative research, Sampling, Quantitative research / Pages: 8 (1775 words) / Published: Apr 16th, 2017

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QUANITATIVE RESEARCH ARTICLE CRITIQUE

Quantitative Critique: Evidence Based Practice Beliefs and Implementation among Nurses:
A Cross-Sectional Study
Evidence Based Nursing Research and Practice
April 9, 2017

This paper is a nursing critique of a quantitative research paper written by Kjersti Stokke, Nina R. Olsen, Brigitte Espehaug and Monica W. Nortredt (2014) entitled: Evidence Based Practice Beliefs and Implementation among Nurses: A Cross-Sectional Study. Throughout the period of September 20, 2010 through December 6, 2010 356 nurses at a Specialist, University Hospital for cancer treatment in Norway was studied. The purpose of this case study was to monitor nurse’s beliefs toward EBP and EBP implementation
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Theoretical framework help to clarify the theory the author is trying to define. There are two factors that usually come into question when presenting theoretical framework in quantities review: The research problem and the rationale for conducting an investigation of the problem (statisticssolutions.com). The problem in this article is to determine if there is a positive connection between EBP beliefs and EBP implementation (Olsen, Espehaug, Stokke, and Nortredt 2014). The rationale for conducting the studies found that in previous studies nurses rarely incorporated research in their daily nursing practice and often uses the knowledge they have from …show more content…
The nursing implication was not clear in the article and too much information was given to determine if implications of nursing practice was relevant. Nursing implication are the nurse responsibility and what they should be assessing for and this article did not provide much information on this topic which made it irrelevant.
Conclusion
The article was descriptive, informative, well organized, easy to read, but confusing. The authors did a good job in explaining the case study to the readers making it easy to interpret for the readers. The research question was answered why nurses believe in EBP but do not implement those practices into their daily work routine. It can be determined that the study leave a little skeptics and doubt, because the authors credentials and educations was not included in the article and the researchers used substitution methods in the

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