Appraising Systematic Reviews

Appraising Systematic Reviews
Download the Johns Hopkins Research Evidence Appraisal Tool and the Johns Hopkins Individual Evidence Summary Tool.
Select one of the eight practice problems (mental illness-depression in healthcare practice problem can be link with medication errors) that burden the overall health of the United States. Conduct a library search for one systematic review (without meta-analysis; with meta-analysis; meta-synthesis) addressing this problem. Appraise the systematic review using the Johns Hopkins Research Evidence Appraisal Tool.
After appraising and determining the Level of Evidence and Grade of Quality for your selected systematic review, summarize your findings. Transfer your findings to the Johns Hopkins Individual Evidence Summary Tool. On the Johns Hopkins Summary Tool, please add in the type of design this systematic reviews prior to use in your assignment. Complete each column including specific details about the systematic review.
Include your completed Johns Hopkins Individual Evidence Summary Tool and your systematic review as an attachment with your initial post. Also, include a permalink for your selected systematic review with your initial discussion post (1-2 pages APA format). Confirm the link allows access to the full-text study article. Our faculty team will review both your research study and Johns Hopkins Individual Evidence Summary Tool and provide guidance.
Analyze the evidence summary of the selected systematic review in APA format 1-2 pages with minimum of tree scholar sources including at least to address the following.
• Does the research design answer the research question? Explain your rationale.
• Were the study sample participants representative? Why or why not?
• Compare and contrast the study limitations in this study.
• Based on this evidence summary, would you consider this systematic review as support for your selected practice problem? Explain your rationale.
• Compare and contrast differences and similarities of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method designs.
• Analyze qualitative and quantitative data for the purposes of critical appraisal of evidence.
• Appraise systematic reviews for translation science.
• Synthesize literature relevant to practice problems.

The example of the amount of detail needed in your Johns Hopkins Summary Tool is attached to Assignment Guide attachment.