At Cincinnati Children’s, we rely on LEGEND (Let Evidence Guide Every New Decision) to help us provide the best patient outcomes. We are also dedicated to sharing what we know. As a result, the following resources are available to help guide your work in evidence-based decision making.

Evidence-Based Care Recommendation Development Processes

LEGEND Appraisal Forms

Domain of Clinical Question

Type of Study /
Study Design

Intervention

Diagnosis
Assessment

Prognosis

Etiology
Risk Factors

Incidence

Prevalence

Meaning
KAB***

Systematic Review
Meta-Analysis

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Meta-Synthesis

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RCT*
CCT**

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Psychometric Study

 

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Cohort-Prospective / Retrospective

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Case Control

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Longitudinal

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Cross Sectional

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Descriptive, Epidemiology,
Case Series

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Qualitative Study

           

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Quality Improvement

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Mixed Methods

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Decision Analysis,
Economic Analysis,
Computer Simulation

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Case Report /
N-of-1 Study

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Published Expert Opinion

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Bench Study

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Guideline

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Contact Us

For information, feedback or questions about our evidence-based decision making documents, email EBDMinfo@cchmc.org.