In parents of children newly diagnosed with cancer (P), how do psychosocial interventions (I) versus no psychosocial interventions (C) affect parent mental health and coping outcomes (O)?
PICO question: In parents of children newly diagnosed with cancer (P), how do psychosocial interventions (I) versus no psychosocial interventions (C) affect parent mental health and coping outcomes (O)?
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Appraise the evidence critically. Once you have identified the evidence which may best answer the PICO question, you will begin the critical appraisal of the evidence. Critical appraisal is the process of carefully and systematically examining research to judge its trustworthiness, and its value and relevance in a particular context. You need to “critically analyze one Scholarly Article” Write a 250-word summary (APA formatted) that answers the following 3 questions:
• Are the study’s findings valid? Specific sub-questions asking about the participants of the study, the demographic make-up of the control group, and other variables that provide further guidance.
• What are the results of the study and are they important? Readers should also pay attention to the size and significance of the healthcare intervention or treatment proposed, the specific statistics relevant to the clinical situation, and more.
• Will the results actually help clinicians care for patients? Clinicians should determine whether the results are applicable to his or her set of patients, identify the risks and benefits of the specific treatment recommended, and analyze whether the treatment conforms to patient preferences is feasible within the institution (Woods, 2012).