PICOT Question Smoking Cessation
*PICOT QUESTION: For chronic smokers, what is the effect of counseling in comparison to pharmacotherapy on successful smoking cessation
to be completed over 4 weeks.
1. Select one current, quantitative scholarly nursing article related to your PICOT question and determine its strengths, limitations, and potential
2. Complete the Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence Based Practice Appendix E Evidence Appraisal Tool . Once you’ve completed the tool, use
your own words to summarize your appraisal of the article. Include the following:
• Description of the purpose
• Explanation of research design
• Discussion of sample
• Description of data collection methods
• Summary of findings
• Strengths of the study (minimum of 1)
• Limitations of the study (minimum of 1)
• Recommendations regarding potential application for future practice that are insightful and appropriate.
3. Attach the article to your post, in addition to including the full reference for the article in your post.
*Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence Based Practice Appendix E Evidence Appraisal Tool file is attached
*Reference must be a scholarly article within 5 years (only 2015-2020)
*Direct quotes can’t be used