Resources to aid appraisal

CASP checklists

This set of eight critical appraisal tools are designed to be used when reading research, these include tools for Systematic Reviews, Randomised Controlled Trials, Cohort Studies, Case Control Studies, Economic Evaluations, Diagnostic Studies, Qualitative studies and Clinical Prediction Rule.


SIGN checklists

SIGN’s versions of these tools


Checklists from the Joanna Briggs Institute

These are great and cover a multitude of designs including case reports and case series - and there is even one for text/opinion articles