Accessing preappraised evidence: fine-tuning the 5S model into a 6S model (Editorial)

DiCenso, Alba; Bayley, Liz; Haynes, R. Brian
September 2009
ACP Journal Club;9/22/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 3, p1
Academic Journal
In this article, the author comments on 5S and 6s models which apply high quality evidence to clinical decision making. It is stated that over the years resources have undergone a filtering process to include only those studies that are of higher quality and are termed as "preappraised." The 4S model is refined to 5S which is further refined to 6S model, which summarizes all relevant and important research evidence about a clinical problem and is updated as new research evidence.


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