How to read a scientific article

Lähettäjä Wellspect Suomi, 9.7.2020

Keeping up-to-date and determining the veracity of scientific articles and clinical documentation can be overwhelming, so we've put together a checklist to help the healthcare professional to judge:

  • How reliable the results are (the articles strengths, weaknesses and validity)

  • What they mean for you in your clinical work

In fact, for a scientific article to be deemed credible, certain data must be present. In this article, we provide an excerpt from the checklist.

Created by clinical professionals, this checklist outlines the criteria to look for when gauging the quality of a published study. Here's some of the topics covered:

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Aihe: science alert, scientific article, clinical evidence

It's estimated that about 40% of the pediatric urology consultations are related to bladder bowel dysfunction (BBD)

Lähettäjä Wellspect Suomi, 15.11.2019

These symptoms of the lower urinary tract should be addressed early, as it may continue throughout adulthood, leading to significant morbidity.

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Aihe: science alert, bowel dysfunction, bladder dysfunction

Neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction from 3 perspectives - spinal cord injury, spina bifida, and multiple sclerosis

Lähettäjä Wellspect Suomi, 26.7.2019

One common reason behind lower urinary tract dysfunction is neurological damage secondary to spinal cord injury (SCI), spina bifida, or multiple sclerosis. Even though the everyday situation is different for people living with these conditions, they share many problems linked to their bladder.

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Aihe: science alert

We are all equal, but some are more equal than others? Gender-specific differences in bladder management

Lähettäjä Wellspect Suomi, 19.4.2019

We are all human beings but let’s face it, our anatomy is not the same. Men and women experience gender-specific challenges when it comes to urological complications and there are differences that need to be taken into account when addressing these problems.

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Aihe: science alert