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This summary is not a decisive judgement of the research paper, but is a tool to help you think critically about the strengths and weaknesses that you identified while reviewing the paper. When reading the summary, keep in mind that some of these points are more important than others, and it is important to consider what they might say about the quality of the paper.

Remember that even if research is good, it does not necessarily mean that the findings will apply to your particular circumstances. Individual studies only tell part of the whole evidence ‘story’ and it is important not to rely solely on the results of any one study. We recommend that you always consult a health professional before making any major decisions that may affect your heath.