Tag Archives: Critical Appraisal Skills

Understanding Health Research: a Free Tool Available to the Public for Making Sense of Health Studies (University of Glasgow’s SPHSU / BMJ)

Summary The Understanding Health Research website, developed by Glasgow University, has been created to help people understand published health research and thereby become more discerning at distinguishing between “good” and “bad” research. Full Text Link Reference Developing a web-based tool … Continue reading

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Researchers’ Guide to Hitting the Headlines (NHS Choices)

Summary The NHS Choices Behind the Headlines critical appraisal team have produced a lighthearted analysis, for the Christmas season, of some of the common pitfalls to which journalists, press officers and researchers may be prone. Read more: Researchers: your guide to hitting the headlines. NHS … Continue reading

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Critical Appraisal Skills Programme Website: Making Sense of Evidence (CASP UK)

Summary The Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) website explains the CASP process and provides access to resources, including the following CASP critical appraisal checklists (which are downloadable freely): CASP Randomised Controlled Trial. CASP Systematic Review. CASP Cohort Study. CASP Case … Continue reading

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