How to formulate a research question: the PICO criteria

The following are links to sites/ documents providing guidance on how to write/ formulate a research question using the PICO criteria:

Link to section of Cochrane HandBook:

http://tectutorials.com/Resources/AHRQ%20Modules/UoCTrainingMaterials/CochraneHB/booktext_Chap5.pdf

Links to documents (pdf):

http://library.med.nyu.edu/library/instruction/handouts/pdf/picohandout.pdf

http://www.fraserhealth.ca/media/The%20PICO%20Model.pdf

http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/assets/0/78/176/4711/4715/fca30651-b07c-43be-a28a-80e171e7cca4.pdf

http://www.monashhealth.org/icms_docs/2145_EBP_workbook.pdf

http://library.umassmed.edu/ebpph/ebphworksheets.pdf

http://www.teachepi.org/documents/courses/sr&ma/Lecture2_Formulating%20the%20Review%20Question.pdf

http://www.phcris.org.au/phcred/research_bites/research_bites_3.pdf

http://www.atsu.edu/research/pdfs/campbell_syllabus.pdf

http://www.wombatcollaboration.net/doc/protocol%20workshop/Question%20formulation%20using%20PICO.pdf

Links to sites/ web pages:

http://learntech.physiol.ox.ac.uk/cochrane_tutorial/cochlibd0e84.php

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3140151/?report=printable

Links to articles on the PICO format:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1839740/

http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6947-7-16.pdf

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