– Writing a Three full pages Single Spaced Journal Critique of an article and NO PLAGIARISM.
– Here is the link for the article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC39636…
– The above link is to write the Journal Critique in order to do the assignment.
– This article is a cross-sectional study.
– Do not use first person, you can use just in the personal reaction.
– Here are the instructions down to complete the Journal Critique:
Summary of the problem, why it is necessary to study, and sentence or two about the study.
Problem statement and literature review
- Is the problem clearly stated?
- Is the problem practically important?
- What is the purpose of the study?
- What is the hypothesis?
- Are the key terms defined?
- Are the cited sources pertinent to the study?
- Is the review too broad or too narrow?
- Are the references recent?
Study Design and procedures
- What research methodology was used?
- Was it a replica study or an original study?
- What measurement tools (surveys, interviews, physical exams) were used?
- How were the study procedures structured?
- Was a pilot study conducted?
- What are the variables?
- How was sampling of subjects performed?
- Was data qualitative (interview) or quantitative (surveys or measurements)?
– What were the main findings of the article?
– Did the findings support the hypothesis and purpose?
– Did not reproduce figures or tables from the article, the purpose of this paragraph is to provide a brief summary of the outcomes in order to further discuss the bias and conclusions/impact of the study.
- Is there any evidence of bias?
- Consider the study design and types of bias typically associated with that study design.
- Do not state that there is no bias. That is not true, there is always bias.
- Do not just state that the authors discuss…you should be able to read between the lines and identify potential for bias not discussed in the discussion section.
Conclusions and Implications
- Are the conclusions of the study related to the original purpose?
- Were the implications discussed?
- Whom the results and conclusions will affect?
- What recommendations were made at the conclusion?
- Were weaknesses and problems discussed?
- What does this mean for the field of public health?
- How do you feel about this article?
- What is your overall assessment of the study and the article?
- Do the results of the study change anything in your practice?
- What would you have changed if you were the one doing this study?
Other Works Cited
Just use 1 to 3 sources as needed at least one