Reread Shedler (2015) on the evidence for evidence based practice. Google search (or some such engine) a clinical approach you are interested in, and see what popular press results are out there. Then find the original research article. Consider questions like:
What was being studied?
Who were the patients included? (Might also mean, who was excluded!)
How did they define terms? (Is there a bias in the operationalization of terms) Is there a follow up?
What questions does the article leave you with? (The authors and yours!)
â€œDraw your own conclusion. Ask yourself: do the actual methods and findings of this study justify the claim I just heard?
Write up a 2 page reaction paper on the critical analysis of â€œevidence based researchâ€. Include the APA style reference at the end so I can look at the article myself if need be.