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Evidence-Based Practice Assignment –

Chamberlain College of Nursing NR500 Foundational Concepts and Applications

Evidence-BasedPractice Assignment – Searchable Clinical Questions Form

Directions:Pleaseread the Evidence-Based Practice Guideline-Searchable ClinicalQuestions Form Guidelines and Rubric located in Course Resources, forinstructions on how to complete this form. You may add more rows toeach table to fit your search.

1.Clinical Question:

Selecta health-related topic applicable to your practice setting andformulate a clinical question, using the PICO (T) format. Please typethe question here:

Inimmunocompromised patients, how does the use of an influenza vaccinecompared to not receiving the vaccine influence the development ofpneumonia?

2. Identify the PICO (T) Terms:

Problem/population/patients– Immunocompromised patients.

Intervention-Influenza vaccine

Comparison-Not receiving the influenza vaccine

Outcome-Development of pneumonia.

Time– Not applicable in this case

3.Search: PubMed/MEDLINE

Goto MEDLINE at http://www.pubmed.govand conduct a search on your clinical question. Please type yoursearch history in the table below:

Search Number

P

I

C

O

T

# of Results

Notes

1

Immunocompromised patients

35069

I typed “immunocompromised patients” in the search toolbar and clicked “search”.

2

Influenza vaccine

27245

I typed “influenza vaccine” in the search toolbar and clicked “search”.

3

No influenza vaccination

17026

I typed “no influenza vaccination” in the search toolbar and clicked “search”.

4

Development of pneumonia

10291

I typed “development of pneumonia” in the search toolbar and clicked “search”.

5

Immunocompromised patients

Influenza vaccine

304

I clicked on the advanced search option on the search toolbar and combined the queries for the “P” and “I” which are immunocompromised patients and influenza vaccine respectively.

6

Immunocompromised patients

No influenza vaccination

249

I clicked on the advanced search option on the search toolbar and combined the queries for the “P” and “C” which are immunocompromised patients and no influenza vaccination respectively.

7

Immunocompromised patients

Influenza vaccine

No influenza vaccination

224

I clicked on the advanced search option on the search toolbar and combined search number 5 and 3.

8

Immunocompromised patients

Influenza vaccine

No influenza vaccination

Development of pneumonia

5

I clicked on the advanced search option in pubmed and combined searches number 1,2,3 and 4. However, the narrowing of the search as attempted here was unable to provide the 10-15 articles required

4.Search: EBSCO/CINAHL

Goto the Chamberlain Library at http://www.chamberlain.edu/libraryand enter EBSCO. Conduct a search on your clinical question. Pleasetype your search history in the table below:

Search Number

P

I

C

O

T

# of Results

Notes

1

Immunocompromized patients

1475

I clicked on search option for search 1

2

Influenza vaccine

9380

I typed influenza and the drop box had Influenza Infection: Prevention, I clicked on it

3

No influenza vaccine

7,703

I typed no influenza vaccine in the tool bar and clicked search

4

Development of pneumonia

12397

5

Immunocompromised patients

Influenza vaccine

Development of pneumonia

1554

I typed influenza vaccine and development of pneumonia to combine search 2 and 4

6

Immunocompromised pa

544

I combined search one and two by typing immunecompromised patients influenza vaccine and clicked on search

7

Immunocompromised patients

No influenza vaccine

521

I combined search 1 and 3 by typing immunocompromised patients no influenza vaccine and clicked on search

8

Immunocompromised patients

Development of pneumonia

329

I combined search 1,2, and 4 by typing immunocompromised patients influenza vaccine to narrow the scope and identify the specific area of study

Immunocompromised patients

5.Search: The Joanna Briggs Institute

Goto TheJoannaBriggs Institute via the CCN Library. Conduct a search on yourclinical question. Please type your search history in the tablebelow:

Search Number

P

I

C

O

T

# of Results

Notes

1

Immunocompromised patient

1

I type immunocompromised patients and clicked on search and further refined the search by adding “care of immunocompromized patients”

2

Influenza vaccine

3

I typed the phrase influenza vaccine and clicked on search, then I refined the search

3

No influenza vaccine

0

4

Development of pneumonia

1

I typed the key word and clicked on search

5

Immunocompromised patients

Influenza vaccine

0

I combined search 1 and 2 by typing immunocompromised patients influenza

6

Immunocompromised patients

No influenza vaccine

0

I combined search 1 and search 3 then I clicked on search

7

Immunocompromised patients

Influenza vaccine

Development of pneumonia

1

I combined search 1, 2, and 4 and clicked on search

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