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

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

  • Describe the most important factors that should be appraised when you read a paper.
  • Explain how to appraise literature (and other information).
  • Use tools that support the appraisal process.