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Locating and Evaluating Relevant Scientific Literature

Steven Eckert

Ongoing identification and evaluation of relevant scientific literature is a fundamental factor in providing patients with the most current and appropriate treatment possible.

This module will present step-by-step techniques for searching the scientific literature together with criteria for assessing the quality of the resulting literature.

After completing this ITI Academy Module, you should be able to…

  • identify the forms and location of dental literature
  • explain the types of bias in research studies and how bias can be minimized
  • identify the levels of scientific evidence and their merits
  • establish an effective literature search
  • recognize the value of a personal reference management database
Charlotte Stilwell , Stephen T Chen
34 min. + 10 min. for the Assessment
0.73 hours
Purchase price
51 Academy Coins
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Locating and Evaluating Relevant Scientific Literature
Publication date: Feb 25, 2016 Last review date: Feb 19, 2020 Next review date: Feb 19, 2023
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