You have noticed that many community dwelling adults do not survive after hands on only CPR. You wonder if the survival rate would be higher with hands plus breathing CPR. You just finished your evidence-based practice course and you embark on an evidence-based project. Your initial question is: How effective is CPR? After thinking about your question for a while you wonder if you can re-write the question for your search of the evidence.
What is the problem with this question?
How would you re-write the question using the PICO format?
What does PICO stand for?
Why is the PICO format useful when developing a search for evidence?