Finding and appraising qualitative evidence
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- Format Websites
- Language/s English
- Target Audience Further education, Self-directed learning
- EBM Stage 3 - Appraising evidence
- Duration >15 mins
- Difficulty Intermediate
Key Concepts addressed
Despite a rapid growth in the provision of consumer health information, the quality of the information remains variable.
DISCERN is a brief on-line questionnaire which provides users with a valid and reliable way of assessing the quality of written information on treatment choices for a health problem. DISCERN can also be used by authors and publishers of information on treatment choices as a guide to the standard which users are entitled to expect.