What is Critical Appraisal?

At its heart, critical appraisal is the ability to review articles on evidence based medicine & evaluate their internal validity and then external validity.

There is no absolute in critical appraisal and different people will hold valid different opinions on research, the importance though is that sound critical thinking and application of critical appraisal concepts have been applied.

This podcast covers

  • PICO
  • Internal validity
  • External validity
  • Clinical significance

Once you’ve listened help consolidate the topics covered with the questions below.