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Evidence-Based Practice: Critical Appraisal Tools for Cohort Studies

This guide will help you work through the process of Evidence-Based Practice.

Defining Cohort Study Design

Cohort study design has defined sample population with a specified condition or treatment that is followed over time with another sample population. The population can be followed prospectively into the future or retrospectively into the past. It is descriptive in nature.

Koffel, 2011.