Indian Journal of Rheumatology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27--29

How to appraise a scientific paper?


Vinod Ravindran1, Gumdal Narsimulu2 
1 Department of Rheumatology, MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna, Kerala, India
2 Department of Rheumatology, NIMS, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Vinod Ravindran
Department of Rheumatology, MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna, Kerala
India

The quality of published research is highly variable and it is critically important for the busy clinicians to be able to appraise published papers and make up their own mind about the evidence that is presented in the papers read. To be able to do this reader does not necessarily need to be an expert in research methodology or a statistician. We in this article present some basic information and a list of questions which when asked sys- tematically would help the readers appraise a scientific paper.


How to cite this article:
Ravindran V, Narsimulu G. How to appraise a scientific paper? .Indian J Rheumatol 2013;8:27-29


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