Module 1: Professional Accountability and Prescribing
Step 3: Verify Credibility
Verifying website or database credibility before accessing or downloading research articles found to inform the clinical question.
Sometimes the search for research takes one away from common databases. It is important to follow one’s instincts, but be sure to run a quick-check to determine if a new website or database has credibility before downloading.
- Canadian Agency For Drugs And Technologies In Health. (2016). “Evaluating the Credibility of Websites: Can you trust Dr. Google?”