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PICO technique

Integrating evidence-based research strategies into professional practice using the PICO technique.

Reducing patient falls:

Discuss how you would adapt the strategies of the PICO technique to reducing patient falls.

a) describe briefly the scope of evidence practice in both clinical and administrative aspects of health care.

b) discuss the current strategies being used to integrate evidence with practice and the obstacles that might exist as related to reducing patient falls.

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Reducing patient falls using the PICO technique:

Discuss how you would adapt the strategies of the PICO technique to reducing patient falls.

a) describe briefly the scope of evidence practice in both clinical and administrative aspects of health care.

b) discuss the current strategies being used to integrate evidence with practice and the obstacles that might exist as related to reducing patient falls.

Response:

When integrating evidence based research strategies into public health practice, there are various aspects which need to be observed. First, one must understand the basis of the evidence based strategy they are employing. Second, one must apply such basis to the situation at hand. Lastly, the strategy employed must be evaluated to ensure proper application and implementation.

As noted the first aspect of understanding evidence based application is understand the technique one wishes to utilize. In this case the PICO technique has been chosen. According to the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, the PICO technique is comprised of four distinct areas each of which are composed of clinical and administrative components. The four areas are ...

Solution Summary

Current strategies to integrate evidence with practice and the obstacles that might exist in reducing patient falls are identified.

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