Critical Appraisal of the Biomedical Literature

Critical Appraisal of the Biomedical Literature

Service provided through training and consultation, including ongoing regularly supported services

Objective

Participants will gain an understanding of: basic concepts of evidence-based medicine, including characteristics of various study designs and strengths and weaknesses of these research types; recognizing and assessing bias; approaches to critically assessing evidence-based products; the proper technique for filtering biomedical information, including tailoring results to the clinical context, critically assessing the literature, and selecting and synthesizing key relevant items. Both structured interactive hands-on sessions as well as informal phone consultations.

Primary Course Director(s) Credentials

Elizabeth Frakes, MS

Patricia Lee, MLS

Frequency:

Phone consultation assistance available daily; meetings by appointment 

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