Critical Review Forms and Guidelines

CanChild researchers are part of a team who have developed forms and guidelines for conducting critical reviews of outcome measures and journal articles. The guidelines provide instructions for completing the forms, as well as definitions of terms commonly used in evidence-based practice. Click on the links below to download the documents free of charge.

The McMaster Occupational Therapy Evidence-Based Practice group acknowledges Mariela Nabergoi (OT, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina) for providing the Spanish versions of the review forms and guidelines, Heidrun Becker (Georg Thieme Verlag, Berlin, Germany) for providing the German versions, Marisa Mancini (OT Professor, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil) for providing the Portuguese versions, and Dr. Craig Scanlan (University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ) for providing an adapted Word version of the English quantitative review form.

Outcome Measures Rating Form and Guidelines

Quantitative Research Articles - Review Form

Quantitative Research Articles - Review Guidelines

Qualitative Research Articles - Review Forms (Version 2)

Qualitative Research Articles - Review Guidelines (Version 2)