Evaluating Research for Clinical Significance: Using Critically Appraised Topics to Enhance Evidence-based Neuropsychology

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss the value of practitioner-conducted critical appraisal of a published study to determine the patient-relevant impact of the study findings.

2. Discuss that the best quality clinical evidence is derived from studies that incorporate and clearly report key study methods and report results in terms of patient impact.

Bowden, S. C., Harrison, E. J., & Loring, D. W. (2014). Evaluating research for clinical significance: Using critically appraised topics to enhance evidence-based neuropsychology. The Clinical Neuropsychologist28(4), 653-668.