A process followed by the ADA's EBD experts to evaluate the strength and content of a systematic review or clinical research article. The process of critical appraisal results in a Critical Summary intended to focus on the clinical utility or application of the systematic review findings. This process includes:
Using worksheets available from Knowledge Translation Canada will allow you to evaluate and determine validity of the evidence you collect.
Knowledge Translation Canada has created an Evidence-Based Medicine Toolbox, complete with example scenarios and the critical appraisal worksheets mentioned above.
The links below will download Microsoft word (.doc) versions of each worksheet.