Training Sessions for Literature Searching and Intro to Critical Appraisal

Do you … want to look beyond your reading list?

Are you …

.. embarking on a literature review?

.. have a patient with an unusual condition?

.. not sure how to judge the validity of a paper?

.. need the latest evidence to support a guideline/policy?

.. uncomfortable interpreting statistics?

Our training sessions can help you identify articles and evidence quickly, and build your confidence in assessing the worth of a study.

Literature Search: – how to construct and apply a search strategy to identify literature on a topic using the interface provided through NICE Evidence to the major healthcare databases.

Critical Appraisal: – an overview of the different types of study, what to look out for when reading a paper, tools to help and how to interpret the key statistics – and the appraisal of an example paper.

Contact us on 01536 492862 or email margaret.theaker@kgh.nhs.uk to book a place (during the current pandemic these can be run on Microsoft Teams or another platform, please contact us to discuss.

Training Available – Jan to May 2020

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