Are children 18 years
or younger with psychiatric disorders, who take olanzapine compared to those
who take risperidone at lower risk for adverse side effects over 1 year period?
A total of 3 papers
are required for the Evidence Table.
Evidence Table Write-Up and Assignment AND
1. Create a title page with your PICOT question
State your clinical question in PICOT format. Use the 3 papers that you found
related to your question to create your evidence table and write-up.
2. Write an introduction to the PICOT question
that tells the reader what problem your PICOT question will address. Insert
your search strategy paragraph (PubMed and …) . From what you found in your
search, why are you including the 3 papers that are in your evidence table?
Based on feedback you received on this assignment, make improvements in the
search strategy if needed. (Points =4).
3. Create an evidence table that outlines the
findings of at least 3 papers (at least including 1 RCT) in the literature
related to your PICOT question. (Points=10). Use the actual format provided in
class, and put your evidence in the columns using the template provided. ( see
attachment for the table)
Trial_of_Olanzapine_and_Risperidone.pdf EvidenceTable.wiz Side_Effects_of_Atypical_Neuroleptics.pdf Olanzapine_Versus_Risperidone_in_the_Treatment.pdf
"Do not put
systematic reviews and meta analyses in the table: put only primary studies in
Grade the level of evidence of the papers you
include in the table. Place this in the last column of the evidence table. Use
Melynk Box 1.3 Preview the documentView in a new window, page 12 to grade
levels of evidence.
4. Write 1 paragraph each summarizing the
findings of the 3 papers ( 1 paragraph for each article). (Points=3)
5. Write 1 paragraph synthesis or summary of all
3 papers (Points=1).
6. Create references using AMA style (Points=1).
7. Summarize your overview of the papers by answering
the question: Does the evidence support doing something different in clinical
practice, and if so, what is it? One paragraph or so. (Points=4).
8. Attach in pdf format, the 3 papers that were
used in the evidence table. (Points=1).
Page limits: Title page=1 page, clinical
question, search strategy, and write up = maximum of 2 pages; evidence table
1-3 pages; references = 1 page. (Single space, Font size: 11-12 point, margins
0.5"). A maximum of 1 page each (1 study=1 page in the evidence table) for
the 3 studies in the evidence table.