1. Introduction

1. Introduction

Male vet examining a slide under the microscope

Appraising is the next step in the EBVM cycle, where you evaluate the quality of the study you are reading and its relevance to the question you have asked (or want to answer).

By the end of this section you will be able to:

  • describe the most important factors that should be appraised when you read a paper
  • explain how to appraise literature
  • use tools that support the appraisal process.