Bah! I'm stuck.
Anyone have any suggestions for formulating evidence based nursing questions (I do not mean the PICO formatting, but the actual
Sounds like a dumb thing to ask, but after researching about 10 different questions, I am unable to come up with an answerable question that I can locate 5 relevant articles on.
Here are some questions I tried:
"Is PCA an effective method of pain control for patients in sickle cell crisis"
"Is tap water an effective solution for wound irrigation in simple lacerations"
"Does hydroxyurea therapy in sickle cell patients result in fewer hospital visits".
Are these questions simply too specific/defined? Asking for 5 primary research articles is a bit ridiculous with all of the other restrictions we have (no reviews/meta analysis/non-peer reviews/etc).
Eh...it's worth a try asking though....