The CAT (Critically Appraised Topic) is a structured one-page summary and critique of the best available evidence on a focused question. UT Health Science Center San Antonio students and faculty work together to find and report the strongest, most recent and most relevant evidence pertaining to dental diagnosis and treatment onto this searchable online library.
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The Texas Dental Journal and the International Journal of Evidence-Based Practice for the Dental Hygienist publishes CATs provided by the Evidence-based Practice Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Dentistry.
Critically Appraised Topics have been written by UT Health Science Center San Antonio students and faculty since 2009.
Received 1st place
at 2012 UT Academy of Health Science Education Innovation Awards.
Repeated exposure to the required steps involved in writing a CAT will provide our students and graduates with critical lifelong learning skills that will keep them up-to-date and equip them with the best possible patient care skills.