Review the resources found in the Week 2 Module and the Rating System for the Hierarchy of Evidence (Levels I-VII) found in Melnyk and Fineout-Overholt, 4th edition, Box 1.3 on page 18.

  • State the approved PICOT question from Week 1 using the intervention
  • Select one peer-reviewed nursing research article that supports the problem and/or intervention stated in the PICOT question and discuss the Level of Evidence found in the chosen article using Levels I-VII from the text (Reminder: The initial post requires two (2) references within the last 5 yrs). Post the article as a pdf with the Initial Post.

PICOT question: In adult patients with Crohn’s disease, how effective is plant-based diet versus pharmaceutical treatment in relieving symptoms within six months?