Critical appraisal is an essential and important step in the EBP process. It involves the analysis of research methods and data in published studies to determine their value, reliability, trustworthiness and relevance in answering a clinical question.
The Joanna Briggs Institute is a non-profit, international research and development organization for the promotion and implementation of evidence-based practice in healthcare. The JBI Critical Appraisal Checklists are utilized the world over by healthcare practitioners and researchers who conduct EBP. Learn more about JBI by visiting their website or watch the following video: