The ability to read a paper, judge its quality, the importance of its results, and make a decision about whether to change practice based on the information given, is a core skill for all doctors. To be able to do this quickly and efficiently is, without a doubt, a skill needed by all time-pressured emergency doctors and one which is tested in the Fellowship of the College of Emergency Medicine (FCEM) examination. Critical Appraisal for FCEM is the essential revision source for all those who want to pass the critical appraisal section of this exam. It is also required reading for those who want to incorporate evidence-based medicine into their everyday clinical practice. Features: Helps you become truly competent in critical appraisal Provides information in "Spod’s Corner," which helps you reach the next level and excel Prepares you for the Critical Topic Review Contains two fictional practice papers to test and practise your knowledge With its relaxed conversational style—yet crammed with essential information, key tips, and advice—this book is indispensable for all those wanting to achieve success in their FCEM and MCEM examinations.