A number of tools and checklists have been devised for assessing the quality of both quantitative and qualitative studies. Following is a selection of useful resources:
Campbell, J. M., Klugar, M., Ding, S., Carmody, D. P., Hakonsen, S. J., Jadotte, Y. T., White, S., & Munn, Z. (2015). Diagnostic test accuracy: methods for systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 13(3), 154–162. https://doi-org.ezproxy.ecu.edu.au/10.1097/XEB.0000000000000061
Coughlan, M., Cronin, P., & Ryan, F. (2007). Step-by-step guide to critiquing research. part 1: Quantitative research. British Journal of Nursing, 16(11), 658–663. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2007.16.11.23681
Ryan, F., Coughlan, M., & Cronin, P. (2007). Step-by-step guide to critiquing research. part 2: Qualitative research. British Journal of Nursing, 16(12), 738–744. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2007.16.12.23726
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