Harm Critical Appraisal Worksheet


Developed by the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine (CEBM), this Harm Critical Appraisal Worksheet is used to assess the results of the diagnostic studies with respect to the patient. The goal of CEBM is to help develop, disseminate, and evaluate resources that can be used to practice and teach evidence-based medicine for undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education for health care professionals from a variety of clinical disciplines.


  • Citation
  • Are the results of this harm study valid?
  • Are the valid results of this harm study important?
  • Should these valid, potentially important results change the treatment of your patient?
  • Additional Notes
Contact Person/Organization: 

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

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How to Critically Appraise a Diagnostic Test Study

How to Critically Appraise a Harm Study- Part 1