Level Of Evidence And Grade Of Recommendation

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Level of Evidence and Grade of Recommendation The work of Snethen et al. (2006) will be evaluated as level III for strength of evidence according to the practice guideline of the John Hopkins Nursing EBP (JHNEBP). This is because this article is a systematic review of case control studies with interpreted and translated findings of other studies. Given that the study has level III evidence, with definitive conclusion, sufficient sample size, adequate control, consistent recommendation for further study based on reviewed studies, the article is graded A for quality rating . The recommendations and evidence will impact my practice positively but as a starting point of evidence based recommendations for appropriate treatment interventions for addressing overweight/obesity. By knowing these factors that contribute to childhood obesity and the importance of parents involvement is preventing and treating the epidemic, I will therefore be proactive in designing comprehensive plan of cares that involve parents and other stakeholders in solving this challenge in my future pediatric patients.. The Hesketh et al. (2005) study is evaluated as level III for strength of evidence because it is a qualitative study that involves focus groups. Given the evidence of level III, the study is graded C for quality rating. This is because the study design was not organized, the findings were purely descriptive and there is no definitive conclusion. The results of this study are will not be…
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