Evidence Review Process
Are you investigating a particular environmental health risk (e.g., potential health effects or ways of reducing them) and would like guidance on locating and evaluating the evidence? If so, check out the environmental health resources below (originally developed for our own use) and please let us know if you find them useful.
- Evidence-based practice
- Grey literature
- Major journals in environmental health, includes titles, descriptions, and impact factor (for a more comprehensive list, contact us)
Evaluating Epidemiological Studies
Additional Resources for Evaluation
- Tools for appraising different types of studies (thanks to NCC for Methods and Tools)
- Tool for evaluating exposure assessments from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- NCCEH and NCCMT workshop on evidence-informed decision making
Join the NCCEH Journal Club! We meet via teleconference every two months for an hour (Continuing Education Credits: 2.0 PDHs). Sessions are held in English with some capacity to handle French questions. At our next session on March 28th, a study evaluating the effectiveness of Canada’s residential radon exposure guideline in influencing individuals’ health protection decisions. Contact us for further information.