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Clinical trial: how do I evaluate the quality?

There are various free, internationally accredited and used tools (i.e. scales and checklists) for evaluating the quality of clinical studies. More information is available on the webpages of the Knowledge Centre for Health Ghent (Question: How do I evaluate the quality of a clinical study?). 

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level: algemeen
tags: FFW   FGE   quality assessment   systematic review  

Critical reading: how do you do it?

Before getting to writing your paper, you'll need to read up on your subject. The portal for Ghent University students proposes the following three steps.


Scan the source
  • Read the title and subtitle.
  • Look at the date of publication. Aim for recent publications.
  • Doublecheck how relevant and reliable the …
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level: algemeen
tags: evaluate  

Critical reading: how to read a scientific article

A scientific article might be short, but it is usually dense in information, which can make it harder to read. Below, you can find some tips.


General guidelines
  • Take notes while you read to make sure you understand what you're reading.
  • Don't know a word? Look it up and …
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level: algemeen
tags: artikel   evalueren  

Critical reading: the CRAAP test

You want to base your academic, scientific research on scientifically sound sources. Often, the publisher already gives you an insight into how reliable the source is; publishers of A1-journals, for instance, already peer-review their articles. Academic libraries collect scientific literature, etc.
However, you can also find many interesting sources on …

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level: algemeen
tags: evaluate   quality assessment  

Evidence-based guideline: how can I evaluate the quality?

The Appraisal of Guidelines for Research & Evaluation Instrument (AGREE II) is a general tool for authors and users of guidelines to evaluate the methodological quality of clinical guidelines. The AGREE II tool is available in different languages, including Dutch and English.

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level: algemeen
tags: evaluate   evidence-based guideline   FFW   FGE   quality assessment   systematic review  

Resources: helpful tools to find literature

These tools will help you find literature on the topic of your choice.

  • lib.ugent.be You can find over 4.000.000 references for books, serials, images, theses, and databases in the library catalogue of Ghent University. Many of these can be consulted online, from the comfort of your home.
    If you can't …
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level: algemeen
tags: academic writing   evaluate   library   search strategy  

Resources: search and find information

Do you need to write a text or do you need to find information and you are looking for the right resources? Follow the step-by-step plan below.

Step 1: define your subject
  • Narrow down your subject based on the literature you find.
  • Explore the subject. You can read a paper …
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level: algemeen
tags: academic writing   library   search strategy  

Systematic review: tips, tricks and tools

How do I formulate my research question and how do I formulate selection criteria?

Formulate a research question in which, if possible, all aspects of your topic are named. The PICO model is a tool for setting up a clinical research question. In this model the patient category (Population/Patient), …

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level: algemeen
tags: FFW   FGE   quality assessment   research question   search strategy   systematic review  

UFORA: wetenschappelijke bronnen koppelen in een cursus

Het leerplatform van de UGent UFORA faciliteert het linken van wetenschappelijke bronnen per inhoud/(sub)module van een cursus.

Enkel cursusbeheerders en lesgevers kunnen aanpassingen doen aan een cursus en / of (sub)modules. Zij kunnen derden toestemming geven om dat ook te doen.


Stapsgewijs zelf koppelingen maken naar documenten/bestanden en webpagina's …

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level: algemeen
tags: bibliotheek   databank