Your paper for the course project should be a 2-3 page APA paper (not including title page and the
reference page) that describes the clinical problem and the following:
Reason for choosing this topic
The PICOT question
Possible integration of the evidenced that you found in clinical practice
Methods to evaluate the effectiveness of implementation
Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check
the Course Calendar for specific due dates.
Clinical Question - Formulate a clinical question using the PICOT format.
In non-ambulatory patients, (P) does turning the patient (I) compared to pressure mattresses (C) reduce
the risk of pressure ulcers (O) during their hospital stay (T)?
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