9. Appraising Therapy Articles
- Carl Heneghan1 and
- Douglas Badenoch2
Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
Copyright © 2006 Carl Heneghan and Douglas Badenoch
Evidence-based Medicine Toolkit, Second Edition
How to Cite
Heneghan, C. and Badenoch, D. (eds) (2006) Appraising Therapy Articles, in Evidence-based Medicine Toolkit, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750605.ch9
Centre for Evidence-based Medicine, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF
Minervation Ltd, 7200 The Quorum, Oxford Business Park North, Oxford, OX4 2JZ
- Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
- Published Print: 1 JAN 2006
Print ISBN: 9780727918413
Online ISBN: 9780470750605
- prognosis studies;
- sample representative;
- median survival;
This chapter contains sections titled:
Did the paper describe an important clinical problem addressed via a clearly formulated question?
How were the setting and the subjects selected?
What was the researcher's perspective, and has this been taken into account?
What methods did the researcher use for collecting data and are these described in enough detail?
What methods did the researcher use to analyse the data?
Has the relationship between researchers and participants been adequately considered?
Are the results credible, and if so, are they clinically important?
What conclusions were drawn, and are they justified by the results?
Are the findings of the study transferable to other clinical settings?