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1

What 4 questions should be asked to summarise a paper?

1) why did they do it?
2) what did they do?
3) what did they find?
4) what did they conclude?

2

when critically appraising, what needs to be considered?

Question
Design
Population
Methods
Analysis
Confounding
Bias
Ethics

Questioning Determines Powerful Methods And Choices By Ease

3

what are the reporting guidelines for RCTs?

CONSORT

4

what are the reporting guidelines for observational studies?

STROBE

5

what are the reporting guidelines for systematic reviews?

PRISMA/MOOSE

6

what are reporting guidelines?

specific appraisal checklists that depend on the study design and that help evaluate the research undertaken, focussing on the specific strengths and weaknesses of each design

7

what are the reporting guidelines for diagnostic accuracy studies?

STARD