The following questions relate to the randomised controlled trials (RCTs).
Give an example of a question relating to nursing which was researched using an RCT. Identify the Population, Intervention, Comparison and Outcome (PICO) components of the study.
What does the term descriptive statistics mean? Give details of descriptive statistics commonly used and what they represent (Frequencies, Mean, Mode, Median and Standard deviation).
On the Joanna Briggs Hierarchy of Evidence what type of evidence and level on the hierarchy is provided by a single well conducted RCT?