Discussion on Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria

Discussion on Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria

Discussion on Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria

Question Description
Estimated length 1-2 pages; 50 points


Background/HistoryWhy was this systematic review completed? Why do we need this evidence analyzed.(5)
What was PICO question? (List as a question and define each component.Be sure to look at Powerpoint that discusses this; define your P,I,C and O)8 points; 2 point each component
Briefly discuss inclusion/exclusion criteria.What factors led to studies being excluded or included in this systematic review.(5)
Methods: Methods of studies included in the review (5)
Summarize results of research included in the systematic review.(5)
Could PICO question be definitively answered?Why or why not? (5)
Assess the evidence and if a grade is not provided give your opinions on grade using Academy’s EAL grading system? (5)
How would this evidence contribute to your practice in working with this population? (5)
Site Sources – AMA citation style preferred; individual studies pulled for brief should be cited (3)
Grammar/editing- (5)
Readability- Information conveyed in a clear and concise manner (5)
PICO Question Example:Is supplemental Vitamin D effective in reducing depression in an adult population.

P: adults

I: Vitamin D supplements

C: placebo

O: decreased rates of depression

****Research Brief Format: *****

Name of Systematic Review
PICO Question:
Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria:
PICO Question Answered:




Grade of Evidence:
Use of this evidence for nutrition professionals:
(I have attached 2 articles but feel free to choose only one article.)

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