This is the Hopkins Appendix “E” appraisal worksheet. Answer the questions for the Baloh (2019) article. Look for and complete the yellow highlighted sections on the appraisal worksheet.
Complete the evidence evaluation table found below the ‘quality rating’ box.
Complete in blue ink.
Identify three (3) new scholarly practices.
Paragraph 1 (Summary): Briefly summarize the article using complete sentences. The following questions will guide you as you write your summary:
What is the article about?
What kind of study/review was done (i.e., RCT, descriptive, case study, or Systematic Review of similarly designed studies, etc.)?
What is the author’s purpose?
Is the text difficult to read or understand?
Does the author introduce the article’s problem statement? (briefly state)
How and to whom (i.e. population of interest) was the study done?
What main findings are clinically relevant?
Paragraph 2 (Analysis): Explain how this article (source) is clinically relevant to the problem question:
What are the best Personal Protective safety practices for healthcare staff?
Explain how this article (source) is clinically relevant. How does this article add to the evidence to inform you on personal protection safety practices and/or your problem statement?