Dental Health Resources: Clinical Questions (PICO)
Using your PICO question to help gather evidence
Use the different PICO categories to help you develop keywords and other terminology to aid your research
Are there other ways to refer to your PICO categories?
(from UTEP Library) -- A guide on creating a PICO Questions.
More help with PICO
Use PICO(T) to ask a Clinical Question
-- Does twice-daily chlorhexidine rinse (I) in young adults (P) reduce the severity of gingivitis (O), compared to personal oral hygiene alone (C)?
-- Does behavioral therapy (I) reduce temporomandibular pain (P) more effectively (O) than nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication (I)?
-- Does daily patient flossing (I) reduce the incidence of periodontal bone loss in healthy adults (O) compared to daily patient brushing only (C)?