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Evidence Based Practice: PICO

Tools for finding the evidence. Tips for asking good clinical questions and practicing evidence-based health care.

PICO model

 Ask a clinical question using PICO:

   P      Patient /  Population / Problem

    I       Intervention / Indicator

   C      Comparison / Control

   O      Outcome

   (T / M)  Type of Study / Time element  / Methodology  (optional)



Clinical Question Worksheet ( PDF or Word )



PICO: Formulate an answerable question




Learn more about PICO