Case studies are particularly useful in depicting a holistic portrayal of experiences and results regarding a program. Case studies are used to organise a wide range of information about a case and then analyse the contents by seeking patterns and themes in the data, and by further analysis through cross comparison with other cases.

Guidance on completing a case study

The aim of the forum is to critically analyse published pre-hospital research articles and to initiate a discussion of the study’s strengths, limitations and significance to clinical practice.

Guidance on critiquing research

A literature review is a body of text that aims to review the critical points of current knowledge including substantive findings as well as theoretical and methodological contributions to a particular topic. Literature reviews are secondary sources, and as such, do not report any new or original experimental work.

Guidance on completing a literature review