Review of literature
The paper should be 1925 words long Assignment Instructions Students will use knowledge acquired in this course to compare and contrast 4 peer-reviewed research articles. Using the PICOT question developed in Assignment 2, the student will be required to evaluate the evidence found in the articles, identifying similarities, differences and overall implications for clinical practice. Students will use the APUS library to search relevant databases to find at least 4 research articles from peer-reviewed sources, no older than 7 years, unless it is a landmark study. Two of these articles must be authored by at least one nurse. Students will then evaluate the evidence found in the articles, identifying similarities, differences, and overall implications for clinical practice. The paper will consist of the following sections: – Introduction to the problem or issue -The PICOT question being asked, both in a sentence format and broken down into each element -A brief discussion of the databases searched, including key words, limiters used, and total number of articles retrieved -A brief summary of each of the articles and the Level of Evidence rating for each, including the evidence rating scale used (i.e. Level I, Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence Based Practice Scale) -In-depth discussion of major findings from the literature (EBP summary). This can be organized by article or major themes -Specific recommendations for clinical practice -Reference page The paper will be in APA format, written in third person, and should be 7-10 pages, not including the title and reference pages. An abstract is NOT required.