Delfini: Critical appraisal matters
A 20-minute slide cast discussing how reliable evidence and critical appraisal can help to improve health outcomes.Key Concepts addressed:
- 2-15 Fair comparisons with few people or outcome events can be misleading
- 3-1 Do the outcomes measured matter to you?
- 3-5 How certain is the evidence?
“The Power of Reliable and Useful Evidence to Improve Outcomes, Value & Informed Consent”
Much published medical science is of uncertain reliability. This can hurt patients through missed opportunities for right care, risk for harms and waste and insufficient information to choose decisions most right for them. Here are a few stories of why critical appraisal of the medical literature is needed to provide patients with reliable information to make good decisions.
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