Jeff, a smoker of more than 30 years, has tried to quit unsuccessfully in the past. A friend of his recently quit with acupuncture. He wonders if he should try it.
Read clinical scenario above, and answer the following questions:
What is evidence-based nursing practice and why is it important?
What is the PICO process?
Formulate a well defined clinical question that will yield the most relevant and best evidence.
Describe the background of the question
Present the question using PICOT format
Indicate what will be the best study to answer the clinical question.