Formulating the Research Question Using PICO Framework
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Instructions: Use the Virtual Library link http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/health_sciences on the
Weekly Outline page of Canvas; Select Resources or the ‘Database’ tab; to find three (3 ) clinical
research articles in your area of health-related study and complete the assignment as instructed
1.) List the bibliographical information for each article, and state in your own words the central
question that the researchers in each study seek to answer. Please include the abstracts for each article..
2) Review the Supplemental Article:Formulating the Research Question, chapter 3 of your Text &
video tutorials : The PICO acronym is used as a framework for developing research questions
and for conducting literature searches & The FINER criteria is the Gold standard for writing a
good research question. ***Discuss how well ( or poorly) each of your selected central research
questions meet the standards of both PICO and FINER. Be sure to adhere to APA standards for
scholarly writing. Review your work for use of proper spelling, grammar and syntax before