Nursing Research 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
-- In senior living environments (P), how effective is hands-only CPR (I) vs. hands + breathing CPR (C) at preventing mortality(O)?
-- In the NICU (P), what is the effect of handwashing (I) vs. hand sanitizer use (C) at infection control (O)?
-- In patients with systolic health failure (P), do patients participating in an exercise program (I) have fewer hospital admissions due to heart failure (O) than patients without an exercise program (C)?
The PICO guide at the TRIP database may help you in formulating your PICO question.