- *P = Patient/Population/Problem - who do you want information on? maybe necessary to specify age, gender, disease
- type, disease severity.
I = Intervention
- what are the main interventions being considered? treatments for conditions, diagnostic tests, exposure to a possible cause, risk factors, lifestyle etc.
- what could be done instead of the intervention? This might be a placebo, another drug, another style of treatment or you may be treating or diagnosing for the first time therefore there is no comparison.
- What results are you looking for - improvement of symptoms, healing, side effects, improved quality of life, cost effectiveness for the service provider.