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Posing the Clinical Question Using the PICO Model
Using the PICO model, you should consider:
Patient Population - Who are your patient
and his/her cohorts?
See also The P I C O Model (Evidence-Based Medicine)
What type of question do you want to ask?
Therapy - What treatment and outcomes?
See also Types of Clinical Questions (Evidence-Based Medicine)
Sources & Further Reading
Formulating Patient Centered Questions (Evidence Based Medicine: Finding
the Best Clnical Literature. University Library, University of Illinois
SUNY Downstate Medical
Center Evidence Based Medicine Tutorial
User's Guides to the Medical Literature (Robert M. Hamm, Ph.D., University
of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center)