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Your Search Strategy Form helps you work out the keywords for searching your topic, and developing a research question.
Concept tools allow you to think about your research question in a very structured way.
PICO is a very well-known concept tool, very useful for queries about a specific treatment or intervention, focused on a specific group of people. Some examples below:
Other concept tools
Other concept tools might be more useful depending on your query. Some examples below:
PEO is very useful for qualitative queries:
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