PICO – powering your health searching!

PICO Searching

If you are studying across the health and medical sciences, you may already have heard of the PICO search protocol, and if not yet, you will soon!

PICO is an acronym, and stands for Patient/Population/Problem, Intervention, Comparison and Outcome. PICO can be used to help in structuring a clinical question, and then make the process of searching for relevant research and resources more systematic.

Check out information that has been compiled all about PICO and how to apply it on the Nursing Subject guide, or make an appointment with your Librarian to discuss how to best use PICO to superpower your searching and smash your research!

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