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Chamberlain College of NursingNR500 Foundational Concepts and ApplicationsEvidence-Based Practice Assignment - Searchable Clinical Questions FormSTUDENTNAME: CHLOECARSONDATE: 12/1/15DIRECTIONS:Please read the Evidence-Based Practice Guideline Rubric located in Doc Sharing, for instructions on how to complete this form.1. CLINICALQUESTION:Select a health-related topic applicable to your practice setting and formulate a clinical question, using thePICO (T) format. Please type the question here:In premature infants with gastroesophageal reflux, is positioning equipment as effective as gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) medications in reducing the occurrence of GERD symptoms?2. Identify the PICO (T) Terms:3. SEARCH: PUBMED/MEDLINEGo to MEDLINE at and conduct a search on your clinical question. Please type your search history in the table below:SearchNumberPICOT#ofResultsNotes1Prematureinfants74,916I searched on the P,premature infants, bytyping it in the searchfieldandclickingsearch.Evidence-Based Practice_Clinical_Questions_Form.docx revised 2014.01.14rr1
Chamberlain College of NursingNR500 Foundational Concepts and Applications2GERDmedications1,281I searched for the I,GERD medications, byclearing the searchfield and typing inGERDmedicationsand clicked search.3Positioningequipment11,255I searched for the C,positioning equipment,by clearing the searchfield and typing inpositioning equipmentand clicked search.4Reductionof GERDsymptoms834I searched for the O,reduction of GERDsymptoms, by clearingthe search field andtyping in reduction inGERD symptoms andclicked search.5Prematureinfants GERDmedicationsPositioningequipment1I cleared the searchfield and typed inprematureinfantsGERDmedicationspositioning. The searchyielded one result. Thisis not within optimalrange. 6PreterminfantsGastro-oesophagealmedicationspositioning1Before I cleared thesearch field a text fieldpopped up with gastro-oesophageal.Ichanged my verbiagefrom premature topreterm and typed inpretermgasto-oesophagealmedications positioninginto the search field.