Has the guideline been subjected to peer review and testing? 

Has the guideline been subjected to peer review and testing?



Write  a fully developed and detailed APA essay addressing each of the  following points/questions. There is no required word count; be sure to  completely answer all the questions for each question in detail.  Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows  your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section  of your paper. Sources are not required; however, if sources are used  make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay and complete  a reference page. The cover page is required. Review the rubric  criteria for this assignment.

Utilize  the databases identified in the text to locate an Evidence-Based  Practice Guideline, related to your topic identified in Module 1.  Perform a rapid critical appraisal of the Evidence-Based Guideline by  answering the following questions in APA format. All questions should be  answered in detail and explanations offered according to guideline  content when applicable.

  • Who were the guideline developers?
  • Were the developers of the guideline representative of key stakeholders in this specialty (inter-disciplinary)?
  • Who funded the guideline development?
  • Were any of the guideline developers funded researchers of the reviewed studies?
  • Did the team have a valid development strategy?
  • Was an explicit (how decisions were made), sensible, and impartial process used to identify, select, and combine evidence?
  • Did  its developers carry out comprehensive, reproducible literature review  within the past 12 months of its publication/revision?
  • Were all important options and outcomes considered?
  • Is  each recommendation in the guideline tagged by the level/strength of  evidence upon which it is based and linked to the scientific evidence?
  • Do the guidelines make explicit recommendations (reflecting value judgments about the outcomes)?
  • Has the guideline been subjected to peer review and testing?
  • Is the intent of use provided (i.e. national, regional, local)?
  • Are the recommendations clinically relevant?
  • Will the recommendations help me in caring for my patients?
  • Are the recommendations practical/feasible? Are resources (people and equipment) available?
  • Are the recommendations a major variation from current practice? Can the outcomes be measured through standard care?



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Has the guideline been subjected to peer review and testing? 
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