PICO is a mnemonic used to help you clarify a clinical question. It acts as a framework, asking you to think specifically about different aspects of what you want to investigate
As you build your PICOT assignment, you should make sure that you are clear and specific about what you are looking for. This helps you target the right evidence to use in practice. In some questions, a T is added to the PICO framework as well to help find a specific level of evidence (PICOT).
P: Patient, Problem, or Population I: Intervention
T: Timeframe, Type of Study, or Type of Question
Be sure to make your question specific. What type of patient are you looking for? Are you using a specific test as your intervention, or a broad group? If you are looking for better outcomes, what are examples of those You should also include a reference page, using APA 7th edition formatting (minimum of 5 references must be used). Your content should answer the following questions: What are you trying to improve outcomes?