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Evidence Based Practice

Appraising the Evidence

Don't Forget to Appraise the Evidence!

Appraising an article will generally involve asking 3 broad question:
  • Are the results of the study valid (Internal validity)?
  • What are the results?
  • Are the results applicable to your patient (External validity)?

RCT Appraisal Resources

RCT Appraisal Tools

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Diagnosis Appraisal Resources

Diagnosis Appraisal Tools

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Additional Reading

Harm Appraisal Resources