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:
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.
Discussion of patient/population of interest
Discussion of intervention of interest
Discussion of comparison of interest
Discussion of outcome of interest
This should include the complete PICO(T) question written in a grammatically correct, clear, succinct sentence.