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Unformatted text preview: Checklist for the Appraisal of Review Articles (Leave items blank that do not apply.) Title ________________________________________________________________________________ Author _______________________ Journal ________________ Vol. ___ Issue ___ Date ___________ The topic covered by the review is of interest. Yes Partly No The Introduction provides a compelling need for the review. Yes Partly No A clear study question is presented. Yes Partly No The study question is focused on a specific clinical issue. Yes Partly No Methods are described in enough detail so that the study could be duplicated. Yes Partly No The inclusion/exclusion criteria used to select articles are provided. Yes Partly No The inclusion/exclusion criteria are appropriate. Yes Partly No Query terms specified for the literature search are fitting. Yes Partly No The number and choice of databases utilized in the literature search is sufficient....
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course PHPR 1212 taught by Professor Young during the Summer '11 term at Palmer Chiropractic.
- Summer '11