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Nursing Resource Guide: PICO Question


PICO(T) Questions

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PICO(T) Nursing




Clinical question

Can motivational interviews be effective in reducing pediatric BMI?

 Possible article:

Tucker, S. J., Ytterberg, K. L., Lenoch, L. M., Schmit, T. L., Mucha, D. I., Wooten, J. A., . . . Wahlen, K. J. M. (2013). Reducing pediatric overweight: Nurse-delivered motivational interviewing in primary care. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 28(6), 536-547