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Re: Critical Appraisal Skills

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Julie Harker <[log in to unmask]>

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Julie Harker <[log in to unmask]>

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Dear Michael

You, and others may already be aware of a free online course on Critical Appraisal Skills (Translating Critical Appraisal of a manuscript into Meaningful Peer Review) which can be accessed via the US Cochrane centre http://us.cochrane.org/

The course is a joint collaboration between the National Eye Institute, USA and the Johns Hopkins Blomberg School of Public Health. The workshop materials give some very useful information and perspectives into critically appraising literature, such as measures of disease frequency and association, appraising validity in various study types, and assessing claims of causality, which may give some additional insight to your proposed framework. The materials can be used independently in a timeframe to suit the user.

Hope this is of help.

Yours sincerely

Julie Harker



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Systematic Reviewer
Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd, Escrick, York, YO19 6FD.
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Subject: EVIDENCE-BASED-HEALTH Digest - 12 May 2012 to 13 May 2012 (#2012-124)

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  1. Critical appraisal skills

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Date:    Sun, 13 May 2012 15:02:26 -0400
From:    John Epling <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: Critical appraisal skills

I like these divisions - they transform a "general attitude of skepticism and curiosity" (which we often bemoan we cannot teach) into manageable "chunks" for the learner.
How about another division on "numeracy" (From Goutham Rao's paper on this - as well as others, I'm sure) - understanding sampling, error/confidence and risk (absolute and relative)?
John


John Epling, MD, MSEd, FAAFP

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Department of Family Medicine
Co-Director, Studying-Acting-Learning-Teaching Network (SALT-Net) Associate Professor, Public Health and Preventive Medicine SUNY-Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY [log in to unmask]
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Faculty: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/eplingj 
>>> Michael Power 05/12/12 5:42 AM >>>
Hello

I am crowdsourcing ideas on an outline of critical appraisal skills --- comments on the following framework would be appreciated


Thanks

Michael

CRITICAL APPRAISAL SKILLS

1. Scientific critical appraisal for inadvertent methodological weaknesses Approaches and checklists such as those of the Cochrane Collaboration, GRADE working group, AGREE, CONSORT, STARD, *


2. Forensic critical appraisal for deliberate distortion of the evidence Methods used for unethical marking such as ghost writing, seed trials, evergreening, off-label marketing Fraudulent manipulation of data/analysis


3. Cognitive critical appraisal for psychological pitfalls Theories about normal biases that affect decision-making e.g. those of Daniel Kahneman Theories about medical diagnosis and decision-making e.g. those of Pat Croskerry Empirical evidence misplaced optimism about research results e.g. the work of John Ioannidis

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