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EBM Resource Center: Appraisal Tools

Critical Appraisal Worksheets


The Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP)
(CASP) is a non profit making entity based in Oxford. The programme has developed workshops and tools for critical appraisal covering a wide range of research.

    This set of eight critical appraisal tools are designed to be used when reading research, these include tools for Systematic Reviews, Randomised Controlled Trials, Cohort Studies, Case Control Studies, Economic Evaluations, Diagnostic Studies, Qualitative studies and Clinical Prediction Rule.

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The University of Auckland - Evidence-Based Practice and Critical Appraisal


CATmaker is a computer-assisted critical appraisal tool, which helps you create Critically Appraised Topics (CATs), for the key articles you encounter about Therapy, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Aetiology/Harm and Systematic Reviews of Therapy.

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