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PICO (or PICOT) is a mnemonic device used in evidence-based practice to frame and answer clinical or health-care related questions. It can also be used to develop literature search strategies, especially systematic reviews. It stands for:
Our Subject Specialists have created library guides about PICO for a variety of disciplines. Search "PICO" in our library research guides and choose the guide section that aligns with your needs: https://guides.lib.uconn.edu/srch.php?q=picoFinding the Evidence - This tutorial for Health Sciences creates a PICO question and demonstrates search techniques in PubMed and CINAHL.