Clinical Question – Formulate a clinical question using the PICOT format.
- P: Patient Population
- I: Intervention or area on Interest
- C: Comparison intervention or group
- O: Outcome
- T: Time
Ex: “In acute care hospitals (patient population), how does having a rapid response team (intervention) compared with not having a response team (comparison) affect the number of cardiac arrests (outcome) during a three-month period (time)?”