What is the level of evidence of what you are reading?
In today’s era of evidence-based dentistry, it is crucial to make informed decisions to best benefit patients. In this paper, co-author Dr. Peter Buschang, Regents professor in orthodontics, outlines a checklist for clinicians to systematically compare studies and literature within a given topic. Criteria include the purpose of any given study, the reason for the investigation and external validity.
Citation: Martin R, Buschang P. What is the level of evidence of what you are reading? Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics 2015 July-August; 20(4) 22-5. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/2176-9451.20.4.022-025.ebo