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Title: Evaluating evidence: Defining levels and quality using critical appraisal mixed methods tools
Authors: Taylor, Ellen
Hignett, Sue
Keywords: Decision making
Evidence-based design
Hospital
Literature review
Outcomes
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: © The authors. Published by SAGE Journals
Citation: TAYLOR, E. and HIGNETT, S., 2014. Evaluating evidence: Defining levels and quality using critical appraisal mixed methods tools. Health Environments Research and Design Journal (HERD), 7(3), pp. 144 - 151.
Abstract: Evaluating evidence for the built environment is not easy, and many professionals struggle with the challenge of identifying the best available research. This article outlines the current state of science for evaluating evidence in healthcare design, drawing on previous discussion articles in this journal and introducing a Mixed Methods Appraisal Tool (MMAT), which can be used by professional designers to evaluate research evidence for healthcare design. Two case studies are provided to illustrate the use of the MMAT with an evidence levels algorithm.
Description: This paper is in closed access.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1177/193758671400700310
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/25388
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/193758671400700310
ISSN: 1937-5867
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