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PHCY 6250: Drug Literature Evaluation: Critical Appraisal

Use this guide to explore drug and pharmacy information from the library print and electronic collections and reliable databases and information from the web.

What is Critical Appraisal?

Critical appraisal is an essential part of the Evidence Based Practice process. Critical appraisal identifies possible flaws or problems with the study methodology, the transparency of the study design as written in the article, the quality of the research, and  level of evidence.

Evaluating Primary Sources

Evaluating Practice Guidelines

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