Reading & Critical appraisal

Objectives
To gain competence & rapidity in reading and understanding professional material
To observe then use the characteristics of the different "genres" to retrieve information when reading, whether in English or in French

Methodology
Further information

Practice
LCA (Lecture Critique d'Article) = Critical appraisal
Critical appraisal methodology:
Discover where to look for the information in a research article: Library for health research reporting
http://www.equator-network.org/resource-centre/library-of-health-research-reporting/
Click on "Download the most frequently-used reporting guidelines"
Read "How to Critically Appraise an Article" http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/706399
Articles for LCA seminars:
Journals
BMJ Learning Modules Registration is free and secure http://learning.bmj.com/learning/home.html
On the second box on the right, enter "free modules" and click on the search button
JAMA http://jama.ama-assn.org/ Free access to a lot of articles: read each week to keep updated
NEJM http://content.nejm.org/current.dtl Free access to a lot of articles: read each week to keep updated
Reading Comprehension Exercises
http://www.emp-tmu.jp/ Registration is free and secure Click on "Reading materials"
Check your understanding: Click on "Questions & Quizzes" (top of page) then "Quiz" then "Score Quiz"
Check your understanding: Click on "Questions & Quizzes" (top of page) then "Quiz" then "Score Quiz"
Check your understanding: Click on "Questions & Quizzes" (top of page) then "Quiz" then "Score Quiz"
Check your understanding: Click on "Questions & Quizzes" (top of page) then "Quiz" then "Score Quiz"
Absorption, Distribution and Storage of Chemicals http://www.visionlearning.com/library/module_viewer.php?mid=106&l=&c3=
Check your understanding: Click on "Questions & Quizzes" (top of page)
Check your understanding: Click on "Questions & Quizzes" (top of page)


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