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Table 1 PICOT framework for initial implementation [10]

From: A qualitative evaluation of the implementation of guidelines and a support tool for asthma management in primary care

PICOT Prompts
Population Stakeholders in asthma management in the primary care setting including:
Pharmacists, pharmacy assistants, asthma educators, general practitioners, practice nurses and people with asthma.
Intervention Collaborative, multifaceted and multidisciplinary implementation of AAP card and national endorsement and implementation of the SABA guidelines including a comprehensive educational outreach programme.
Comparison Usual practice.
Outcomes Increased ownership and use of written asthma action plans by patients and SABA guideline based practice by pharmacists.
Timing Intervention carried out over a 4-month period between November 2010 and February 2011