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Analyze Secondary Sources


  1. Now that you know how to search, appraise, and synthesize the evidence, find an EBP systematic review, guideline, or protocol to help you resolve the proposed problem in your EBP project. PROBLEM (In adult patients (aged 18 and above) undergoing an invasive procedure (P), Does the use of electronic informed consent (I), Compared to traditional paper-based informed consent methods (C), Lead to increased consistency of documentation, patient understanding, satisfaction, and compliance with the consented procedure(O)?)
  2. Use to appraise the secondary evidence.
  3. Use one of the secondary source articles from the EBP group project paper (preferable a systematic review).
  4. Title the discussion with the name of your EBP project.
  5. Initial post: Your post should be within a range of 200-250 words.
  6. Write a paragraph synthesizing the following questions:
    1. Identify the variables of interest. Does it has clearly stated objectives with pre-defined eligibility criteria for studies
    2. a systematic search that attempts to identify all studies. Describe the search methods. Keywords, databases, inclusion, exclusion criteria.
    3. Were clinical and methodological similarities between compared studies. Were the studies homogeneous or heterogeneous?
    4. Was the assessment of the validity of the findings of the included studies (e.g. risk of bias)
    5. Were methods for appraising the strength of evidence (level and quality) described.
    6. Were conclusions based on results?
  7. Peer response: Identify students in your EBP group and read their systematic review appraisals. Comment in the similarities or differences in the evidence findings. (3 Students to respond 50 WORDS RESPONSE EACH)
  8. Cite your references APA 7th ed. (not included in the length of the post).
  9. To see rubric, click on the 3-dot menu 3-dot Menu on the top-right side of screen.


Buckley, M. T., O’Shea, M. R., Kundu, S., Lipitz-Snyderman, A., Kuperman, G., Shah, S., Iasonos, A., Houston, C., Terzulli, S. L., Lengfellner, J. M., & Sabbatini, P. (2023). Digitalizing the Clinical Research Informed Consent Process: Assessing the Participant Experience in Comparison With Traditional Paper-Based Methods. JCO oncology practice, 19(3), e355e364.

Chen, C., Lee, P. I., Pain, K. J., Delgado, D., Cole, C. L., & Campion, T. R., Jr (2020). Replacing Paper Informed Consent with Electronic Informed Consent for Research in Academic Medical Centers: A Scoping Review. AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science proceedings. AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, 2020, 8088.

Dyke, R., St-John, E., Shah, H., Walker, J., Loughran, D., Anakwe, R., & Nathwani, D. (2022). Comparing shared decision making using a paper and digital consent process. A multi-site, single centre study in a trauma and orthopaedic department. The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland, S1479-666X(22)00087-7. Advance online publication.

Kopp, M., Roth, J. P., Geisler, F., Daniel, S., Ruettinger, T., Treutlein, C., Balbach, E. L., Heiss, R., Wetzl, M., El Amrani, N., Cavallaro, A., Uder, M., & May, M. S. (2022). Digitized and structured informed patient consent before contrast-enhanced computed tomography: feasibility and benefits in clinical routine. Insights into imaging, 13(1), 164.

Mazzochi, A. T., Dennis, M., & Chun, H. Y. (2023). Electronic informed consent: effects on enrolment, practical and economic benefits, challenges, and drawbacks-a systematic review of studies within randomized controlled trials. Trials, 24(1), 127.

Reeves, J. J., Mekeel, K. L., Waterman, R. S., Rhodes, L. R., Clay, B. J., Clary, B. M., & Longhurst, C. A. (2020). Association of Electronic Surgical Consent Forms With Entry Error Rates. JAMA surgery, 155(8), 777778.