The purpose of these four articles is to provide an introductory overview of the EBP process to assist NPs in building EBP skills. The link in the citation takes you to the journal article.
P - Patient or Population or Problem
I - Intervention or prognostic factor of interest
C - Comparison to intervention
O - Outcome of interest
T - Time (sometimes included)
For more information about forming and using a PICO question to search, please see the American Journal of Nursing article below.