EWMA 2019, 5-7 June

EWMA 2019: How to Read a Paper - Understanding the Basics


To enable the audience to identify key elements of a research paper:

  • What is the research question and primary outcome?
  • What are the objectives of the paper?
  • What are the results?
  • Have all outcomes been reported?
  • To critically discuss one research paper and understand
  • Population and sample
  • P values
  • Relative Risk (RR)
  • Confidence intervals (CI)
  • To evaluate the external validity of the paper using a framework for evaluation



Georgina Gethin, IE (CV)

PhD, RGN, FFNM RCSI, HE Dip wound care, Dip Anatomy, Dip Applied Physiology

Programme Director/ Research Co-Ordinator/ lecturer 


Caroline McIntosh, IE

Head of School of Health Sciences

Established Professor and Head of Podiatric Medicine

School of Health Sciences, NUI Galway