Medical Imaging

A guide to useful resources for Medical Imaging staff and students.

Individual Databases

These databases are useful when searching for articles in the Medical Imaging subject area.

PICO framework


PICO is a mnemonic used to describe the four elements of a good clinical foreground question:


P = Population/Patient/Problem - Who is the patient, What is the problem? Is gender, age, ethnicity relevant ?

I = Intervention - What treatment/diagnostic test is proposed?

C = Comparison - Is there an alternative treatment or  intervention?

O = Outcome - What do I hope to accomplish, measure, improve or affect? e.g pain relief, prevention