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Occupational Therapy 761

How to Critically Appraise a Systematic Review: Part 1

How to Critically Appraise a Systematic Review: Part 2

AMSTAR checklist for evaluating systematic reviews

A MeaSurement Tool to Assess systematic Reviews (AMSTAR) is a checklist of 11 items each with a Yes, No, Can't Answer or Not Applicable options. Among others it checks for an a priori design; duplicate study selection and data extraction; the use of status of publication as an inclusion criteria.