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PICO: Comparing and PICO and non-PICO Queries

Describes the PICO interface and how to use it effectively.

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Comparing PICO and non-PICO Queries

If you were working in a database with a PICO interface, your search might look like this:

 

 Medline PICO search

 

If you were working in a database without a PICO interface, such as CINAHL, your search might look like this:

Chronic migraine and (meditation or relaxation or biogreedback) and (asperin or ibuprofen or naproxen or acetaminophen) and pain and (management or control)

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