The FINER and PICOT criteria can be useful tools in this process. CONCLUSION: It is essential to invest time, energy, and resources in the construction of the. Pregunta de investigación y estrategia PICOTMedicina. | journal- article. DOI: /medicina.v19i Formulación de preguntas clínicas específicas en formato PICO. En anteriores números de esta revista, se han revisado métodos de búsqueda y síntesis de la.

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Identifying the research question and planning the project. How to cite this article. Arch Dis Child August;90 8: Int J Nurs Pract December;7 6: Emerg Med J July;19 4: It rstrategia also very easy to access studies developed all over the world.


Use of Boolean operators: Evidence based clinical practice. NT Learn Curve April 7; 3 2: Popping the PICO question in research and evidence-based practice. Elements of a systematic review.

Having access to the knowledge produced about a certain subject is essential for the development of good research and adequate clinical action.

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It is this question which then dictates how research will be conducted, what study design is best suited to answer it and what results are expected. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. These four components are the essential elements of the research question in EBP and of the construction of the question for the bibliographic search of evidence 7, Semin Perinatol February; 21 1: For this reason, it is essential that every researcher is familiarized with strategies to develop estrattegia research question, as each one of its components must be defined.


Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4 represent the development of studies called systematic review, a fundamental research model inside EBP. Table 1 presents the stages of EBP The authors of this systematic review demonstrated that the incidence of foot ulcers in diabetics is high and that this is estrateggia predictor of amputation in these patients.

PICO process

Rev Latino-am Enfermagem maio-junho;13 3: Appl Nurs Res August;15 3: This interface can be accessed on http: History and development of evidence-based medicine. The estrategoa known vocabularies of controlled descriptors are: These terms allow for combinations of descriptors that will be used in the search, with AND for a restrictive estrattegia, OR for an additive combination and NOT for an excluding combination.

This article describes the use of the PICO strategy for the construction of the research question and bibliographical search.

Langenbecks Arch Surg October; 5: This article focuses on the initial stage of EBP, the identification of evidence, which requires the adequate construction of the research question and bibliographic search. In this review a description of the characteristics of a good research question and its construction estrategix the strategy known as PICOT will be made.


The PICO strategy for the research question construction and evidence search

Systematic review represents the use of a standardized method to synthesize data from multiple primary studies 8. The authors used PICO to describe all the components related to the identified problem and to structure the research question, which was: Evidence based practice is the use of the best scientific evidence to support the clinical decision making.

Nowadays, there exists a large quantity of many times contradictory scientific information.

Once the research question is formulated, the following stage is the beginning of the bibliographic search for evidence, which allows for the recovery of evidence in the databases, and can be schematized in the following stagesArchie Cochrane United Kingdom exerted a profound influence on the assessment of medical interventions, establishing the importance of RCT in the evaluation of treatment effectiveness 5.