BMJ: How to read a paper


Education and debate

Papers that go beyond numbers (qualitative research)

Trisha Greenhalgh, Rod Taylor Papers that summarise other papers (systematic reviews and meta-analyses)

Trisha Greenhalgh

Papers that tell you what things cost (economic analyses)

Trisha Greenhalgh

Papers that report diagnostic or screening tests

Trisha Greenhalgh

Papers that report drug trials

Trisha Greenhalgh

Statistics for the non-statistician. II: “Significant” relations and their pitfalls

Trisha Greenhalgh

Statistics for the non-statistician

Trisha Greenhalgh

Assessing the methodological quality of published papers

Trisha Greenhalgh

Getting your bearings (deciding what the paper is about)

Trisha Greenhalgh

The Medline database

Trisha Greenhalgh

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English: Histogram of sepal widths for Iris versicolor from Fisher’s Iris flower data set. SVG redraw of original image. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)