Systematic Reviews - Highest level of evidence, sometimes called a Meta-Analysis, which attempts to summarize quantitative data.
Randomized Controlled Trials - Includes both a control and test group of subjects that fit certain criteria and are divided randomly to avoid bias.
Practice Guidelines – Developed based on available evidence to recommend a course of treatment
Filtered Information – Condensed so that the conclusions are easy to read and can be quickly applied
Unfiltered Information – Used to create filtered information and can be used as a basis for clinical decisions when other evidence is lacking
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