In adult end stage cancer patients in hospice care (P) does the provision of care by a palliative care trained nurse (I) compared to hospice patients receiving care from nurses without palliative care training (C) enhance the quality of life as self-reported by patients and families (O)) over a period of three months (T).
The PICOT elements are as follows:
Population: Adult end stage cancer patients in hospice care
Intervention: Receiving nursing care from a palliative care trained nurse
Comparison: One group receiving care from a nurse without palliative care training
Outcome: Enhance the quality of life as self-reported by patients and families
Time: Over a period of three months.
Proposed research design for you PICOT question.
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