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Critical Appraisal of Cohort Studies

Leonardo Roever*

Department of Clinical Research, Federal University of Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil

*Corresponding Author:
Roever L
Department of Clinical Research, Av Pará
1720 - Bairro Umuarama, Uberlândia-MG-CEP
38400-902, Brazil
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Received date: December 08, 2015; Accepted date: December 15, 2015; Published date: December 22, 2015

Citation:Roever L (2015) Critical Appraisal of Cohort Studies. Evidence Based Medicine and Practice 1:1000e108. doi:10.4172/2471-9919.1000e108

Copyright: © 2015 Roever L. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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Introduction

Cohort studies are classified according to exposure groups exposed and not exposed to a certain factor. Its main feature is the follow up of the study subjects over time to evaluate the occurrence of the opposite outcome or not an exhibition (Figure 1) [1-8].

Use this checklist can improve the evaluation of cohort studies.

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Figure 1: Appraisal of cohort studies.

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