· This is a formal 5-6-page paper on your EBP practice improvement project
· This is a formal 5-6-page paper on your EBP practice improvement project. The paper should have the following outline:
· Describe the problem; what is known, what is not known
· End with the PICO question
· Problem, Patient or Population
· Comparison group
· Search strategy
· Databases searched
· Inclusion & exclusion criteria
· Year of article publications
· Levels of the evidence appraise
· Analysis of studies (often summarized in a table)
· Type of study
· number of patients, age, inclusion, exclusion
· Discussion of PICO question
· What was learned?
· Can you apply any of the information to your practice? Why or why not?
· Based on study of analysis what do you conclude
· Is the PICO question answered?
· If not answered what would you suggest?
This assignment requires the use of at least 10 evidence-based peer reviewed references. Proper APA format and citation is expected for this assignment (See directions and rubric).