What does the evidence say? The credibility of websites.

Genevieve Chartrand of CADTH provides information on how to know the websites you are visiting are credible and so the information can be trusted. She also highlights red flags to watch for. These red flags tell the viewer or reader to be careful when using the information. Using these techniques every day on-line researchers looking for medical information can feel comfortable knowing they are looking at quality, verified information.

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Canadian health care leaders trust CADTH for evidence on prescription drugs and medical devices. Much of CADTH’s past work is available on their website which can be found: https://www.cadth.ca/

Google Scholar  is a freely accessible search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature.

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