Discuss how the four articles will be used to answer your PICOT question.


Research Critiques and PICOT Question Guidelines –

Final Draft

Use this document to organize the content from your four studies into your final draft. Successful completion of this assignment requires that you tie together Part I and Part II and provide revisions based on your instructor’s feedback, as well as describing the outcomes and proposed evidence-based practice change.

Qualitative and Quantitative Studies


1. Introduce your nursing practice problem and discuss the purpose of your paper.

2. State your updated PICOT question incorporating any feedback that you received from your instructor.

Background of Studies

1. Summary of studies including problem, significance to nursing, purpose, objective, and research questions.

How Do These Four Articles Support the Nursing Practice Problem You Chose?

1. Discuss how the four articles will be used to answer your PICOT question.

2. Describe how the interventions and comparison groups in the articles compare to those identified in your PICOT question.

Method of Studies:

1. State the methods of the four articles you are comparing and describe how they are different.

2. State one benefit and one limitation of each method you have identified.

Results of Studies:

1. Summarize the key findings of each of the studies into a comprehensive summary.

2. What are the implications of the four studies you chose in nursing practice?

Ethical Considerations

1. Discuss two ethical considerations in conducting research.

2. Describe how the researchers in the four articles you choose took these ethical considerations into account while performing their research.

Outcomes Comparison

1. What are the anticipated outcomes for your PICOT question?

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2. How do the outcomes of the four articles you chose compare to your anticipated outcomes?

Proposed Evidence-Based Practice Change

1. What is the link between the PICOT question, the research articles, and the nursing practice problem you identified?

2. Based on this information, propose an evidence-based practice change for your identified setting.

Medication Error


1. Your conclusion should summarize the main points in the essay, including a varied restatement of the thesis.

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