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SLPA 47200: Clinical Methods

Defining Your Research

Determine and define the clinical problem

  • Frame this in a question format as it will help you determine the key concepts: population, intervention and outcome.


Generate a list of keywords using PICO

  • Patient or Population (what is the disorder or disease)
  • Intervention
  • Comparison (if any)
  • Outcome (what you are hoping to assess)


ASHA Guide on Framing the Clinical Question
 

PICO Example

What are the effects of social skill interventions for teens with ASD?

P: Adolescents with ASD

I: Social Skill Intervention

C: No Comparison

O: Improved social skills

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