CEBM Workshops

One day workshop on Evidence-Based Practice
22nd November 2013
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Doctor's Toolbag App - Download from iTunes Clinical Prediction Rules, evidence summaries & excerpts from Best Practice.

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Critical Appraisal

This section contains useful tools and downloads for the critical appraisal of medical evidence. Example appraisal sheets are provided together with several helpful examples. Below, you can download our calculators, as well as our PC-based software tool CATmaker.

Critical Appraisal Sheets

Systematic Review Critical Appraisal Sheet
Systematic Review Spanish Translation (PDF)
Systematic Review German Translation (PDF)

Diagnostic Critical Appraisal Sheet
Diagnostic Spanish Translation (PDF)
Diagnostic German Translation (PDF)

Prognosis Critical Appraisal Sheet
Spanish Translation (PDF)
Prognosis German Translation (PDF)

RCT Critical Appraisal Sheet
RCT Spanish Translation (PDF)
RCT German Translation (PDF)

PICO Critical Appraisal Sheet (PDF)
PICO Critical Appraisal Sheet (MS-Word)

Educational Prescription Critical Appraisal Sheet (PDF)


All-purpose 2x2 Table
The "CATmakers Scratching Post"
Download (Adobe Flash format)

Interactive Nomogram
Generates post-test probabilities from likelihood ratios.

Confidence Interval Calculator
Calculates confidence intervals around the "Difference between Two Proportions"by Dan Tandberg
Download (Microsoft Excel format)

Hazard Ratios
Estimates hazard ratios from survival curves (implements method by Parmar et al.)
Download (Microsoft Excel format)


CATmakerCATmaker is a computer-assisted critical appraisal tool, which helps you create Critically Appraised Topics (CATs), for the key articles you encounter about Therapy, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Aetiology/Harm and Systematic Reviews of Therapy.

Download (3MB, PC) - the full version


























Page last edited: 16 September 2013