Patient oriented: quality of life; reduction in severity of symptoms; adverse effects
Provider oriented: cost-effectiveness
Is acupuncture effective in inducing labor? P Pregnant, >40 weeks, age? I Acupuncture: duration of treatment, frequency C No intervention O + - onset of labor? - adverse effects?
Exercise or antidepressants for depression? P Depression: severity? Socioeconomic factors; healthcare setting I Exercise: how strenuous? How often? C Antidepressants: type? Dose? Frequency? Duration? O + Cure? Symptom reduction? Quality of life? -Adverse effects
Summary : EBP Search Strategy Subject Headings Limiters CINAHL Pressure Ulcers/ Pressure Ulcer Nursing: Prevention and control EBP ( specific Interest category) TR group Systematic review Research Aged MEDLINE Pressure Ulcer/nursing: prevention and control Nursing Subset Aged Systematic review(subset) Practice guidelines Clinical queries
Useful limits for EB searching CINAHL PUBMed/MEDLINE Translation literature Care plan or clinical innovations or critical path or practice guideline or protocol or standards or algorithm or EB care sheet, optional CEU Practice guideline or clinical protocol or critical pathway or decision tree or standards Evidence summaries Systematic review Commentary Research or review Systematic and review or meta-analysis Primary research research Clinical trails Validations studies Has abstract PubMed Clinical Queries Or SUMsearch
Select CINAHL Headings from the blue bar across the top of the screen, and browse for the term "osteoarthritis," setting your results to be "relevancy ranked." You will see this display:
Click on the term "Osteoarthritis" and you will see a hierarchical, or tree view of the term, showing how it relates to other terms. You will also see subheadings, a scope note, which indicates the term’s intended use, and any synonyms or related terms.
Mary is a nurse midwife practicing in an large city in the Midwest. She has noticed an increase in the number of pregnant teens who are addicted to heroin. The drug treatment facilities near by will not take pregnant teens. Mary wants to know what she should include in her prenatal plan for these teens?
Mark is a nurse practitioner in a pain management clinic. He is looking for alternative ways to treat chronic pain in adjunct with medication and injection. He wants to know what alternative therapies are available for patients with chronic back pain?