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Evidence-Based Practice

What Is Critical Appraisal?

"Critical appraisal is the process of systematically examining research evidence to assess its validity, results, and relevance before using it to inform a decision."

Hill, A. Spittlehouse, C. What is Critical Appraisal? What is...? series. Retrieved from

Critical Appraisal of Practice Guidelines

While many groups develop practice guidelines, they do not necessarily reach the same conclusions and recommendations for practice. The following journal article and document provide guidance for the critical appraisal of practice guidelines.

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