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Critically appraised paper in OT

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Rubric Code: Y2WA5CA
A critical review of a research study requires that you demonstrate an understanding of the method, research analysis, and the ability to synthesize and draw one's own conclusions for implications for practice.
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Keywords: CAP
Categories: Subjects: Health   (General)  
Types: Assignment   Writing  
Grade Levels: Graduate


Powered by iRubric Critical Appraisal Paper Rubric
  Minimally Fulfilled
26 pts
Partially Fulfilled
30 pts
Mostly Fulfilled
32 pts
Fully Fulfilled
40 pts
Article Appropriateness
Article is original quantitative study and level I, II, or III and published within 10 years of current date. Contains a focused question. Citation is APA style and contains DOI. Grammar and spelling is acceptable.
Minimally Fulfilled

Minimally addresses some of the required elements; elements missing.

Writing generally follows the grammatical and spelling conventions of standard English

Minimal adherence to APA style.
Partially Fulfilled

Minimally addresses all of the required elements.

Diction is formal, avoiding “I” and “we,” slang, and contractions.

Partial adherence to APA style.
Mostly Fulfilled

Addresses all of the required elements.

Grammar, spelling and writing style is good.

General adherence to APA style.
Fully Fulfilled

All of the required elements are present.

Grammar, spelling and writing style is excellent.

Full adherence to APA style.
Clinical Bottom Line
Contains description of intervention. Identifies how OTs can use evidence with population. States strength of evidence and how limitations affect strength, implications for practice and clear and concrete recommendations.
Minimally Fulfilled

Conclusions are drawn and recommendations are provided, but without discussion of implications, recommendations or consequences.
Partially Fulfilled

Conclusions and recommendations are stated and discussed.

Implications and consequences of the conclusion are reflected in context, relative to assumptions, and supporting evidence.
Mostly Fulfilled

Conclusions and recommendations are reasonable given the strength of evidence reviewed.

Both clinical and statistical significance of the findings are discussed.
Fully Fulfilled

Conclusions and recommendations are congruent with the strength of evidence reviewed, and an appropriate interpretation of both clinical and statistical significance of the findings.

Applies critical appraisal skills with a high degree of effectiveness.
Research Elements
States research objectives, design type, level of evidence, participant selection, Interventions/control group and outcome measure.
Minimally Fulfilled

Minimally addresses ONE of the required elements.

Level of evidence is not identified or knowledge of key elements is weak.
Partially Fulfilled

Minimally addresses all of the required elements.

Level of evidence is identified. Knowledge of research design, participant selection, intervention/control groups and outcome measures is limited.
Mostly Fulfilled

Addresses all of the required elements in a clearly articulated manner.

Demonstrates considerable knowledge of levels of evidence, technical terminology and procedures as they relate to clinical practice.
Fully Fulfilled

Addresses all of the required elements in a clearly articulated manner AND articulates an understanding of research design, level of evidence, appropriateness of participant selection, interventions and control groups and outcome measures.
Results
Lists key findings based on study objectives.
Minimally Fulfilled

Minimally addresses results and does not link to study objectives.
Partially Fulfilled

Minimally addresses results but links to study objectives.
Mostly Fulfilled

Results are described with statistical significance reported. Power, analytic methods and appropriateness of statistic reporting is discussed.
Fully Fulfilled

Results are clearly described with statistical significance reported. Power, analytic methods and appropriateness of statistic reporting is discussed in manner indicating high level of understanding.
Limitations and Conclusion
Identifies measurement or intervention bias, power of study, appropriateness of analysis methods, appropriate reporting of statistics. Authors' conclusions are clearly states as they relate to research objectives.
Minimally Fulfilled

Captures mostly appropriate evidence but does not consistently apply relevant thinking (e.g. discussing limitations, analyzing, summarizing for conclusion) in presenting the evidence.
Partially Fulfilled

Accurately identifying aspects from the literature but does not adequately analyze or summarize the main themes or limitations.

Minimally addresses all of the required elements.
Mostly Fulfilled

Briefly acknowledges research limitations.

Addresses all of the required elements in a clearly articulated manner.
Fully Fulfilled

Effectively discuss issues relating to research limitations. Articulates an understanding of the need of the study as revealed in the literature review. Conclusion is strong.



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