Pharmacotherapeutic Research Evidence

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) (Portfolio Part 2) – Pharmacotherapeutic Research Evidence
o Search the literature for an RCT of a pharmacotherapeutic agent. This could be a drug, CAM, or an herb/food used to prevent or treat

diseases such as garlic or tea. Read the RCT and write a 1 page summary of the study including a description of 1) the aim of the study, 2) the

pharmacotherapeutic agent, 3) the sample, and 4) the findings. Save the article to include in the portfolio.
o YouTube review: The Gold Standard: What are randomized controlled trials and why are they important?
Criteria Ratings Pts
Choose a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a pharmacotherapeutic agent 3.0 pts
Full Marks 0.0 pts
No Marks
3.0 pts
One page summary which includes a description of: the aim/purpose of the study 3.0 pts
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3.0 pts
The pharmacotherapeutic agent 1.0 pts
Full Marks 0.0 pts
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1.0 pts
The sample and sampling strategy 3.0 pts
Full Marks 0.0 pts
No Marks
3.0 pts
Methodology 4.0 pts
Full Marks 0.0 pts
No Marks
4.0 pts
and the findings 6.0 pts
Full Marks 0.0 pts
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6.0 pts
Formatted in APA (6th ed.) style, with a cover page, introduction, conclusion, and reference list. 5.0 pts
Full Marks 0.0 pts
No Marks
5.0 pts

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