EVIDENCE-BASED RESEARCH Identify a Clinical Problem and Formulate a PICO(T) Question this assignment is the first step in an ongoing project throughout the course. It is important to formulate your q

EVIDENCE-BASED RESEARCH

 Identify a Clinical Problem and Formulate a PICO(T) Question

this assignment is the first step in an ongoing project throughout the course. It is important to formulate your question carefully and specifically – you will be using this question to guide your evidence collection in future modules.

This paper will be in APA format and 2 – 3 pages in length – it must include a title page, page numbers, running head, properly formatted headings, citations, and references.

Please address the following areas:

Introduction;

Overview of the topic you selected, and why you believe it is a problem

THE TOPIC SELECTED: PICO Overview of Topic

            When caring for patients, it is always important to assess for their fall risk, especially in elderly patients. For the patient, falls can result in very serious injuries and an increased hospital stay.

Body

Discussion of patient/population of interest

Discussion of intervention of interest

Discussion of comparison of interest

Discussion of outcome of interest

Conclusion

This should include the complete PICO(T) question written in a grammatically correct, clear, succinct sentence.