Thinking about the type of question will help you focus in on literature that is relevant to your PICO question. It can also help point you to an appropriate type of study.
|Diagnosis||How to select and interpret diagnostic tests|
|Therapy||How to select treatments to offer patients that do more good
than harm and that are worth the efforts and costs of using them
|Prognosis||How to estimate the patient's likely clinical course over time and
anticipate likely complications of disease
|Harm/Etiology||How to identify causes for disease|