Critical Appraisal Resources
Please find below a list of training packages and resources that can help you with the process of critically appraising a research article.
Critical Appraisal eLearning
There is a eLearning for Healthcare (elfh) course available on critical appraisal. Currently the Introduction to Critical Appraisal module is available - with the other modules coming soon.
Critical Appraisal Workshops
Critical Appraisal Workshops are run throughout the year. Please contact email@example.com if you are interested in attending any future workshops that are run.
This resource has checklists for appraising a wide range of study designs (e.g. cohort, decision rule, economic, screening).
Critical Appraisal of a RCT using a CASP Checklist
Barts Health Knowledge and Library Services have produced a series of YouTube videos relating to each of the questions on the CASP checklist for RCTs.
CASP (Critical Appraisal Skills Programme)
There are 8 CASP checklists which cover: systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials (RCTs), cohort studies, case control studies, diagnostic test studies, qualitative research, economic evaluation studies and clinical prediction rules.
CEBM (Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine)
Critical appraisal worksheets for systematic reviews, diagnostic studies, prognosis studies and RCTs can be found on the CEBM website.