Basic Information (all components below included): Title of the article, authors, journal. Type of research: experimental, descriptive, meta-analysis, etc. Author’s hypothesis and describe the background for the hypothesis Does the background provide sufficient support as to why the authors did the research? Why or why not? What clinical question is this research looking to answer? Spelling/grammar/thoroughness/flow of information • Methods Briefly describe an overview of what the methods were for the research What data was collected and how? What setting did the study take place in? What was the patient population? (Total number, age, sex, inclusion criteria, exclusion criteria, screening/enrollment methods, number screened vs. number enrolled) What outcome measures/data did they use? Is there sufficient detail that someone with appropriate resources could duplicate the research? Why or why not? Were sufficient controls provided to ensure validity and reliability of data? Spelling/grammar/thoroughness/flow of information • Results Briefly describe the results of the study Was the raw data or sufficient amounts of data so that their results could be checked? Was the study valid? Why or why not? What type of patient and/or client population could these outcomes be applied to? Spelling/grammar/thoroughness/flow of information • Analysis and Interpretation Did the results of the study match up with the original hypothesis? Why or why not? What are the limitations to the research? How could this research be used? Why? What are the next steps to further study this problem? What were the strengths and weaknesses of this study? Your critique: was it good or bad research? Justify your opinion. Spelling/grammar/thoroughness/flow of information. APA Citation at end of paper.