What is an example of a foreground question?

Quite often, foreground questions investigate comparisons, such as two drugs, or two treatments. For example: Is Crixivan effective in slowing the rate of functional impairment in a 45 year old male patient with Lou Gehrig’s Disease?

How do you write an evidence-based practice question?

Evidence-based practice uses the PICO(T) model for formulating a searchable question. How would I describe the problem or a group of patients similar to mine? What main intervention, prognostic factor or exposure am I considering? Is there an alternative to compare with the intervention?

What is the EBPQ?

The Evidence-Based Practice Questionnaire (Upton & Upton, 2006) is a 24-item, self-report survey measuring attitudes toward, knowledge of, and use of evidence-based practice. This study supported a 23-item, three subscale structure of the EBPQ with seven error covariances.

What are the four major types of foreground questions?

Foreground questions may be further categorized into one of 4 major types: treatment/therapy, diagnosis, prognosis, or etiology/harm.

What types of questions can evidence based practice answer?

There are four primary question types:

  • Therapy: Does the treatment work? How effective is the intervention?
  • Diagnosis / Diagnostic Test: What is the ability of the test to predict the likelihood of a disease?
  • Prognosis: What is the future course of the patient?
  • Harm/Etiology: What is the cause of the problem?

How do you find a good research question?

In general, however, a good research question should be:

  1. Clear and focused. In other words, the question should clearly state what the writer needs to do.
  2. Not too broad and not too narrow.
  3. Not too easy to answer.
  4. Not too difficult to answer.
  5. Researchable.
  6. Analytical rather than descriptive.

What is the best source of EBP?

Sources for Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) These sources include, peer-reviewed journal articles, randomized clinical trials, and clinical trials. Occasionally, books and selected websites can be good sources of reliable, evidence-based information.

Why is EBP important in nursing?

The inclusion of EBP in nursing provides nurses with the scientific research to make well-founded decisions. Through EBP, nurses can stay updated about new medical protocols for patient care. EBP enables nurses to evaluate research so they understand the risks or effectiveness of a diagnostic test or treatments.

What is the ebpq summary page for?

These pages summarise the questionnaire, the team behind the questionnaire, the research that has been undertaken with the EBPQ and future projects currently in progress or planning. In addition, it allows you to download the questionnaire in both English and other available languages.

What is EBP-Coq Prof©?

EBP-COQ Prof© is a valid, reliable, and easily administered questionnaire that measures the self-perceived competency of registered nurses in EBP based on an updated and specific competency framework.

What is the ebpq for nursing students?

We have also developed and validated a version of the EBPQ specifically for use with nursing/healthcare professional students (SEBPQ). Derived from the original EBPQ, this 21 item self-report questionnaire comprises four subscales: Practice, Attitudes, Retrieving and Reviewing the Evidence, Sharing and Applying EBP.

What is the evidence based practice questionnaire?

Since its publication in 2006 by Professor Dominic and Dr Penney Upton, the Evidence Based Practice Questionnaire (EBPQ) has been adopted by professionals globally (being used in more than 40 countries) and translated into more than 18 different languages.