Answered By: Michael Bailou Huang
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017     Views: 433

Here are two sources that explain how to formulate a PICO question:

Formulating Answerable Clinical Questions

Well-Built Clinical Question

Once you have the question formed, you can then search for the answer in a database. A good database to use for this is PubMed for Handhelds since it is designed to work with your question. It works well for handheld and smartphone users with links to search tools and full-text articles available from the Health Sciences Library.

Other important medical databases to use for clinically-based answers are:

The Cochrane Library

PubMed

PubMed Clinical Queries

TRIP Database (use the PICO search function)

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