Write a 260-word message in which you will:
- Provide a short summary of the study describing the research question, quantitative and qualitative methods used, and a summary of the key findings that integrate both the quantitative and qualitative data.
- State the major strengths and limitations of the study. Mixed-method studies are evaluated using the same criteria you have used for evaluating quantitative and qualitative research methods.
- Review the questions found in Box 26.1: Guidelines for Critiquing Mixed Methods Studies on p. 597 in Ch. 26 of Nursing Research that identify additional criteria for the integration of both methods within the study.
- Explain the advantages of a mixed-methods study.
Include a reference page identifying the article you selected and format according to APA guidelines