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Allied Health: Evidence-based practice

A library guide for students and staff in medical radiation science, nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, oral health, physiotherapy, pharmacy, podiatry, speech pathology.

Learn about EBP


These self-paced interactive tutorials will guide you through the complete EBP process - from developing a well-built clinical questions to searching for and appraising evidence. 

Web resources 

Critical appraisal tools

Critical appraisal tools are designed to be used when reading and evaluating published research.  For best results, match the tool against the type of study you want to appraise. Some of the common critical appraisal tools are included here.