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Evidence-Based Medicine

 Systematic approach  Acquisition  Appraisal  Application

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Systematic process used to identify the strengths and weaknesses of a research article in order to assess the usefulness and validity of research findings

Critical Appraisal

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Three ways to organize resources into a review

Chronological  Thematic  Methodological

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a clear statement of what the investigators expect the study to find

hypothesis

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the findings of a study are no different to those that would have been expected to occur by chance

Null hypothesis

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no 'gold-standard' instrument for critical appraisal exists

Critical Appraisal

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three basic elements

Introduction
Body
Conclusion

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A summary of the sources with an organizational pattern

Literature Review

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criteria used are not static

Critical Appraisal

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It might give a new interpretation of old material or combine new with old interpretations

Literature Review

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It might trace the intellectual progression of the field, including major debates

Literature Review

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a recap of the important information of the source,

Summary

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a re-organization, or a reshuffling, of that information

synthesis

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evolve with improvements in understanding of the important sources of bias inherent in different study designs and increased awareness of the potential influence of other nonmethodological factors, such as conflicts of interest

Critical Appraisal