Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Appraise the evidence

The Study Types

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Remember that while general principles apply, critical appraisal will be a little different for each study type.

Click on the question types or study types below for more detail on applying these critical appraisal principles according to the context of your question or resource, including EBP calculations for each question type.

The printable worksheets in Resources and A-Z will also take you step-by-step through the appraisal process for each study type.