Critical Appraisal of Cohort Studies
Department of Clinical Research, Federal University of Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
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- Roever L
Department of Clinical Research, Av Pará
1720 - Bairro Umuarama, Uberlândia-MG-CEP
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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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Use this checklist can improve the evaluation of cohort studies.
Figure 1: Appraisal of cohort studies.
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