Medical imaging and radiation sciences: Reading & critical appraisal

Guide to information resources and services for Medical imaging and radiation sciences

Reading effectively

University students are expected to engage in wide reading from a range of current literature and texts, and to critically evaluate this material in assignments. To cope with the volume of reading expected, effective reading and note taking strategies are essential.

Academic reading tips

This video on efficient reading strategies runs for 4 1/2 minutes.

Critical reading of the literature

Critical appraisal guides

Checklists assist in learning to critically appraise medical research and are available for a range of study designs.

Readings:

Books on developing critical appraisal skills