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The PICO Process

PICO is a mnemonic used in evidence-based practice to frame and answer a clinical or healthcare related question. 

PICO stands for

P  -  Patient, Problem, or Population

I   -  Intervention

C  -  Comparison, Control, or Comparator

O  -  Outcome(s)

Possible PICO Questions

PICO Resources with Links

PICO Search from Pubmed/National Library of Medicine

Forming Focused Questions with PICO: University of North Carolina Health Sciences Library 

PICO Resources from UT-San Antonio Health Libraries