Qualitative Research Study Critique
1 - Select a nursing qualitative research study (not a systematic review of research literature nor a meta-analysis study).
2 - Identify the article citation using APA format.
3 - Begin your paper with a research reviewof your selected qualitative research study. Describe and summarize the following aspects of the research report. (Address any section titles identified in your research article.) This is an informal paper regarding format. Continue to use good writing skills in the content.
Title of the Research Report:
Purpose of the Study/Research Question:
Data Collection Procedure:
Data Collection Instrument(s):
Human Subjects/Ethical Issues:
Data Analysis (Organizing/Categorizing/Summarizing):
Scientific Integrity (Credibility/Transferability/Dependability/Confirmability)
4 - Now go back to each section and write your critique or critical evaluation of each component of the research study. Chapter 12 describes the characteristics of qualitative research and questions to consider when critiquing the research (pgs 261-264). Other critique questions can be found on pages 292-296. Follow the format examples in Chapter 14, pages 306-310 when you write your paper. Write your summary of the research component followed by your critique.
This study was done by Bejerholm,U and Mona Eklund, U. (2004) to investigate the time use and occupational performance among persons with Schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder often characterized by abnormal social behavior and failure to recognize what is real. It is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder.
People with the disorder may hear voices other people don't hear.