Empirical Research Identification

The purpose of this assignment is to understand the usefulness of evidence and the support it provides when answering a PICOT question.

General Requirements:

• Doctoral learners are required to use Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide.

• You are not required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.


Part 1: Empirical Article Selection

Locate three empirical articles related to your PICOT question that meet all the criteria found on the “Empirical Research Checklist” resource.

PICOT QUESTION: What is the impact of medication administration errors in pediatric patients?

Part 2: Research Article Chart 

Using the articles acquired in Part 1, provide a summary review of each component using the “Research Article Chart” template. ATTACHED

Research Article Chart

Criteria and Defining Characteristics Article 1: Article 2: Article 3:
AbstractAfter reading the abstract what do you expect to learn from the article?
Introduction: Summarize the following in paragraph form.· What is the purpose of the study?· What is the scope of the study?· What is the rational for the study?· What is the hypothesis or research question?· What key concepts and terms are noted?· Is a review of the literature provided?
Methods: Summarize the following in paragraph form.· What is the population being sampled?· What data collection procedure is presented?· What other procedures are described?
Results: Summarize the following in paragraph form.· What are the given findings?· How was data collected?· Are the findings supported by graphs and charts?· What does the analysis of data state?
Conclusion: Summarize in paragraph form.· What is the summary of the study?· What is the conclusion of the hypothesis?· What are the questions for future research?
References· What are the total number of references used in the study?· List two of the references used.

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