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Table 4 Quality assessment criteria of each article using CASP RCT Checklista

From: Synthesis of evidence on the use of ecological momentary assessments to monitor health outcomes after traumatic injury: rapid systematic review

Authors Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 Q10 Q11
Traumatic brain injury, concussion, and acquired brain injury
Betthauser et al. [19] Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y C
Hart et al. [21] Y Y C N Y Y Y N Y Y Y
Pavliscsak et al. [25] Y Y Y N Y Y Y C Y Y Y
Suffoletto et al. [29] Y Y Y Y N Y Y C Y Y Y
  1. Y Yes, N No, C Can’t tell, N/A Not applicable
  2. aCASP RCT Appraisal Checklist questions:
  3. 1. Did the trial address a clearly focussed issue?
  4. 2. Was the assignment of patients to treatments randomised?
  5. 3. Were all of the patients who entered the trial properly accounted for at its conclusion?
  6. 4. Were the patients, health workers and study personnel ‘blind’ to treatment?
  7. 5. Were the groups similar at the start of the trial?
  8. 6. Aside from the experimental intervention, were the groups treated equally?
  9. 7. How large was the treatment effect?
  10. 8. How precise was the estimate of the treatment effect?
  11. 9. Can the results be applied to the local population?
  12. 10. Were all clinically important outcomes considered?
  13. 11. Are the benefits worth the harms and costs?