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Free Clinical Research & Patient Wellness Resources: Critical Appraisal

This guide lists FREE clinical, evidence based medicine and patient education resources for physicians, nurses, public librarians, general public and UI alumni.

PubMed & PubMed Central

Toxicology & Environmental Health

Importance of Appraisal

Once you figure out what to look for and where to look, you still have to worry about the quality of the material you find. A poorly done systematic review is not better than a well done randomized controlled trial.  On this page, you will find some resources to help you with appraising the material you find.

Guides to Appraising Literature

Calculators

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