My Topic : Factors influencing chemotherapy  knowledge in women

My Topic : Factors influencing chemotherapy  knowledge in women with cancer Week 10: Summative Assignment: Critique of Research Article A research critique demonstrates your ability to critically read an investigative study. For this assignment, choose a research article related to nursing or medicine to critique. · Articles used for one assignment can’t be used for the other assignments (students should find new research articles for each assignment). · The selected articles should be original research articles. Review articles, meta-analysis, meta-synthesis, and systemic review should not be used. · Mixed-methods studies should not be used. Your critique should include the following: Research Problem/Purpose · State the problem clearly as it is presented in the report. · Have the investigators placed the study problem within the context of existing knowledge? · Will the study solve a problem relevant to nursing? · State the purpose of the research. Review of the Literature · Identify the concepts explored in the literature review. · Were the references current? If not, what do you think the reasons are? Theoretical Framework · Are the theoretical concepts defined and related to the research? · Does the research draw solely on nursing theory or does it draw on theory from other disciplines? · Is a theoretical framework stated in this research piece? · If not, suggest one that might be suitable for the study. Variables/Hypotheses/Questions/Assumptions · What are the independent and dependent variables in this study? · Are the operational definitions of the variables given? If so, are they concrete and measurable? · Is the research question or the hypothesis stated? What is it? Methodology · What type of design (quantitative, qualitative, and type) was used in this study? · Was inductive or deductive reasoning used in this study? · State the sample size and study population, sampling method, and study setting. · Did the investigator choose a probability or non-probability sample? · State the type of reliability and the validity of the measurement tools. · Were ethical considerations addressed? Data Analysis · What data analysis tool was used? · How were the results presented in the study? · Identify at least one (1) finding. Summary/Conclusions, Implications, and Recommendations · What are the strengths and limitations of the study? · In terms of the findings, can the researcher generalize to other populations? Explain. · Evaluate the findings and conclusions as to their significance for nursing. The body of your paper should be 4–6 double-spaced pages plus a cover page and a reference page. The critique must be attached to the article and follow APA guidelines. Need APA Help? Points 280

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