A Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) is a short summary of the best available evidence, created to answer a specific clinical question.
A CAT looks like a short, rigourous version of a systematic review.
Typical parts of a CAT are:
Key terms that should be understood in relation to Evidence-Based practice
Full example of a Critically Appraised Topic by the CMB.
Staff members and students are welcome to make an appointment about search strategy for a systematic review or a CAT.