Understanding Health Research: A tool for making sense of health studies

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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


Trying to make sense of health research?
This tool will guide you through a series of questions to help you to review and interpret a published health research paper.

The tool is designed to be used with scientific research articles, rather than media stories or other reports about research. You need to read the original research so that you can appraise it for yourself instead of relying on someone else’s interpretation. People use various names to refer to scientific research articles, including articles, papers, and manuscripts.

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