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Describe the critical elements of the research process, addressing the importance of carrying out the following research steps. Limit your response to 100 words. Make sure to base the responses on at least one current scholarly sources or an article from peer-reviewed journals.

Element: Describing a study purpose

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Hello. For the information below, I have decided to base it on a one of the more important research process books we use in Grad Studies. For teaching and learning the research process, while Peer review material is informative, published & scholarly books used concurrently in research studies is much more established. The information for this book is listed below as well. Now, if you have any questions, feel free to let me know via the feedback section. Thank you or using ...

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The solution is a 222-word narrative that provides a description and discussion of the section of research that requires the description/explanation of the study's purpose.

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Guidelines for Analyzing a Qualitative Research Report

1. Problem
What is the problem the study was conducted to resolve?
Why is the problem an important one for nursing to study?
2. Study Purpose
What is the purpose of the study?
3. Research Question
What is the research question? If it is not stated, what would you say the research question is?
Would you say that the question is stated broadly enough for a qualitative study?
4. Study Design
What qualitative method is used?
In what way is the method used an appropriate one for this study?
5. Subjects and Setting
In what way is the method of obtaining subjects appropriate?
In what way is the size of the sample used adequate?
In what way was the setting in which data were collected an appropriate one for this study?
6. Data Collection Methods
In what way were the data collection procedures used consistent with the purpose of the qualitative approach selected?
In what way are the data collection procedures appropriate for this study?
In what way were the steps taken to protect the rights of subjects adequate?
What evidence is there that data saturation was achieved?
7. Data Analysis Procedures
In what way(s) are the data analysis procedures appropriate for the data collected?
In what way(s) are the data analysis procedures consistent with the qualitative method used?
8. StrengthsLimitations
What are two major strengths of the scientific merit of this study?
What are two major limitations of the scientific merit of this study?
To what extent are the study findings valid?

9. Results of the study.
How do the results of the study impact the overall implications of the design

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