Critical appraisal is:
“...the process of carefully and systematically examining research to judge its trustworthiness, value and relevance in a particular context” Burls, 2009
Two types of assessments must be conducted to evaluate the quality of the evidence:
For this stage, you will:
Refer to the following graphic to determine which stage you are at in the process of Evaluating, then navigate to the corresponding tab in the top-left corner for information and resources on how to facilitate this step.