Judge the quality of information you have found

Critical appraisal of intervention studies: Online learning module

National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

The purpose of this online learning module is to demonstrate how to assess the quality of an intervention study and to develop skill in applying the criteria for critical appraisal of an intervention study. This will enable you to determine whether that intervention can be applied to your own public health situation.This comprehensive resource takes approximately 6-8 hours to complete.

An introduction to evidence-informed public health and a compendium of critical appraisal tools for public health practice.

National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

This paper explains the seven stages of evidence informed public health: define; search; appraise; synthesize; adapt; implement; and evaluate. It also includes a list of tools to help you critically appraise the available evidence, for a variety of research questions.

Assessing the applicability and transferability of evidence

National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

Learn to understand and use a structured process and criteria for adapting research evidence to local public health decision-making using the Applicability and Transferability (A+T) Tool.

Critical appraisal of research evidence: A guide from the Ontario Public Health Libraries Association (PDF document)

Ontario Public Health Libraries Association

This guide gives a brief overview of the critical appraisal process and guides the user through the steps using a step-by-step question-based approach; includes a critical appraisal form.

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