: What factors must be assessed when critically appraising quantitative studies (e.g. validity reliability and applicability)? Which is the most important? Why?

In addition to the knowledge gained from clinical practice, nurses are compelled to create and use evidence from research when determining effective strategies for implementing change for improving care practices and patient outcomes.

What factors must be assessed when critically appraising quantitative studies (e.g. validity reliability and applicability)? Which is the most important? Why?