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Nursing: Evidence Based Practice

Nursing databases, online tutorials and websites.

Information about Practicing EBP

PICO for Clinical Questions

Healthcare professionals sometimes use the PICO or PICOT format to develop keywords for searching of clinical questions where:

P - Patient or Population

I - Intervention

C - Comparison

O - Outcome

T - Time (sometimes included)

For more information about forming and using a PICO question to search, please see the American Journal of Nursing article  below.

Evaluating Evidence



Print and Electronic Books

Searching Licensed Resources for Clinical Evidence

Searchable Open Access Resources

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