So, you need to provide the background in addition to the purpose of your critiques. Beatrice Kalisch used the qualitative research method because the she had to discover information about her phenomenon from nurses experiences in their medical-surgical units. Graphical methods are the most appropriate way of presentation of data as a large amount of data can be adjusted in an attractive table very vigorously.
Also, the reader would have to do more literature review or even contact author if possible to gain more knowledge about her process of sampling, collection and analyses so the study can be repeated and validity of the findings can be affirmed. It has included sources of books, reports, other journal articles which have been used to support the concepts outlined.
Refrences o Cormack, D. This necessary information would allow wider application to other professions.
Data Collection The description of data collection lacks details in Kalisch The best way is to find an article you like and discuss it with friends or relatives.
Additionally, in the discussion section the author relates the findings to the literature review Kalisch,p.
Numerical data tends to be presented in two forms, firstly as raw figures and percentages within the text and secondly, more visually, as line graphs, tables or histograms Burns and Grove If the author gave the systematic process the study could be replicated.
The title of this study is attractive clearly introducing the key variable and also the phenomena of interest and study population. However, it is unclear if the study followed the guidelines of the grounded theory method.
For those interested in pursuing additional reading on the topic, the reference list of a current study provides an excellent starting place Polit and Hungler