NUR 3165 Miami Dade College Evidence Based Practice PICO Proposal Essay

I’m studying for my Health & Medical class and need an explanation.

Implementing evidence into practice requires nurses to identify, critically appraise and synthesize research.  this may require a comprehensive literature review.  Please respond to the following questions:

  1. In you own words, discuss what “evidence” means to you. 
  2. What are “journal articles” and “Peer Review”?
  3. In your own words, describe in detail what a literature review is and how it is useful when making clinical decisions?
  4. Discuss in detail the major purposes of doing a literature review. 
  5. Discuss the various criteria that a good literature review will have. 
  6. What does the acronym IMRaD stand for?