Write a critical appraisal that demonstrates comprehension of two quantitative research studies. Use the "Research Critique Guidelines – Part II" document to organize your essay. Successful completion of this assignment requires that you provide a rationale, include examples, and reference content from the study in your responses.
Use the practice problem and two quantitative, peer‐reviewed research articles you identified in the Topic 1 assignment to complete this assignment.
In a 1,000–1,250 word essay, summarize two quantitative studies, explain the ways in which the findings might be used in nursing practice, and address ethical considerations associated with the conduct of the study.
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Running head: CRITICAL APPRAISAL RESEARCH CRITIQUE
Critical Appraisal Research Critique
CRITICAL APPRAISAL RESEARCH CRITIQUE
This study was conducted basically to address the clinical issue of fall among elderly
patients. Its significance lies in the establishment of whether the use of multifactorial
intervention has any bearing on the fall situation in healthcare. The study is aimed at the
evaluation of the effects of combining mechano and proprioceptive, vestibular and fall
prevention training on postural control, functional ability and confidence in daily life activities
about the frequency of fall (Kristinsdottir, & Baldursdottir, 2014). The question revolves around
the establishment of whether these combinations are relevant in the address of fall in the
Support for the Nursing Practice Issue
This question is relevant for the answering of the PICOT question as it highlights one of
the many multifactorial approaches towards the solution of fall in medical facilities. It generates
feedback on the effectiveness of one of the multifactorial methods hence facilitating its
application in the medical field. The outcomes then highlight the mode of interventions to clearly
establish what the relevance of the preventative measure is when it comes to the prevention of
fall. The PICOT question focuses its line of argument on elderly individuals, this precisely the
same in the research study that was conducted on elderly participants for the sake of relevance
(Kristinsdottir, & Baldursdottir, 2014).
Method of Study
The research study was conducted through the participation of 37 elderly individuals in a
research program that last...