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T a sk 2 : A naly se a n d p re sen t f in din gs For each topic chosen, write a literature review of 1000 words or less that analyses three or more credible sources of information and assesses how the findings might be applied in your professional context. In your literature review you must address each of the following criteria: a) Identify at least two current trends in this topic area and evaluate their relevance to your area of professional practice. b) Compare and contrast the dif ferent sources of literature that you have accessed and comment on their merits in terms of their: i. strength (the robustness of the studies) ii. relevance to your professional context iii. (statistical) reliability iv . currency of the information. c) Assess and discuss the feasibility of incorporating the findings of the research into your professional context, and any benefits or risks associated with this. d) Identify areas of the research that warrant further investigation, either because of the limited scope of the research you have undertaken, or the limitations of the studies cited. e) Provide the reader with a summary of your findings and conclusions based on the literature that you have reviewed. f) Recommend two actions based on your research findings and conclusions. These may be in relation to further research, or implementing the findings of the research, or both. g) Include a bibliography using the APA style of referencing