Lesson 9 - Discussion No unread replies.No replies. Analyze Secondary Sources Instructions: 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. Use Johns Hopkins Research Appendix E Download Johns Hopkins Research Appendix E to appraise the secondary evidence. Use one of the secondary source articles from the EBP group project paper (preferable a systematic review). Title the discussion with the name of your EBP project. Initial post: Your post should be within a range of 150-200 words. Write a paragraph synthesizing the following questions: Identify the variables of interest. Does it has clearly stated objectives with pre-defined eligibility criteria for studies a systematic search that attempts to identify all studies. Describe the search methods. Keywords, databases, inclusion, exclusion criteria. Were clinical and methodological similarities between compared studies. Were the studies homogeneous or heterogeneous? Was the assessment of the validity of the findings of the included studies (e.g. risk of bias) Were methods for appraising the strength of evidence (level and quality) described. Were conclusions based on results? Peer response: Identify students in your EBP group and read their systematic review appraisals. Comment in the similarities or differences in the evidence findings. Cite your references APA 7th ed. (not included in the length of the post). To see rubric, click on the 3-dot menu on the top-right side of screen.