A systematic review of the content of critical appraisal tools

  title={A systematic review of the content of critical appraisal tools},
  author={Persis Katrak and Andrea Emmi Bialocerkowski and Nicola M Massy-Westropp and V S Saravana Kumar and Karen Grimmer},
  journal={BMC Medical Research Methodology},
  pages={22 - 22}
BACKGROUND Consumers of research (researchers, administrators, educators and clinicians) frequently use standard critical appraisal tools to evaluate the quality of published research reports. However, there is no consensus regarding the most appropriate critical appraisal tool for allied health research. We summarized the content, intent, construction and psychometric properties of published, currently available critical appraisal tools to identify common elements and their relevance to allied… CONTINUE READING

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