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Evidence-Based Practice: Step 1: Asking Questions

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Types of Questions

Once you have formulated a focused clinical question using PICO, it is also useful to decide what type of question it is. 

This will help you decide what type of clinical studies to look for in step 2 Finding evidence.

Tool for asking focused clinical questions: PICO

PICO is a useful tool for asking focused clinical questions.

Get help from a librarian to do your search for clinical research (excludes searches for assignments).