Outline the procedure for locating the evidence.

What key terms emerged from the literature review?

What criteria were used to decide who was included in the review?

Who reviewed the articles?

Research Findings Synthesis

Compare and contrast the evidence.

What levels of evidence are there?

What types of samples and designs did the researchers employ?

What were the overall findings regarding the PICOT question?

Decision to Modify Practice

What is the research-based practice decision in light of the PICOT question?

Is the evidence sufficient?

If not, explain the implications for future research