Critical Appraisal Tools

Here are some useful Critical Appraisal tools which can be used to support the Journal Club.

The Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) have developed a number of useful tools which can be used to appraise a journal article:

Systematic Review Checklist 

Randomised Controlled Trial Checklist

Cohort Study Checklist

Case Control Checklist

The Joanna Briggs Institute (2016) Checklist for Quasi-Experimental Studies (non-randomized experimental studies)  is a useful tool to use with non-traditional study types.