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Guidelines International Network: Toward International Standards for Clinical Practice Guidelines
Guideline development processes vary substantially, and many guidelines do not meet basic quality criteria. Standards for guideline development can help organizations ensure that recommendations areExpand
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Guidelines International Network: Principles for Disclosure of Interests and Management of Conflicts in Guidelines.
Conflicts of interest (COIs) have been defined by the American Thoracic Society as "a divergence between an individual's private interests and his or her professional obligations such that anExpand
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Sensitivity to Biases of Case-Control Studies on Medical Procedures, Particularly Surgery and Blood Transfusion, and Risk of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Background: Evidence of risk of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) associated with medical procedures, including surgery and blood transfusion, is limited by susceptibility to bias in epidemiologicalExpand
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PRECEPT: an evidence assessment framework for infectious disease epidemiology, prevention and control
Decisions in public health should be based on the best available evidence, reviewed and appraised using a rigorous and transparent methodology. The Project on a Framework for Rating Evidence inExpand
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Evidence-based decision-making in infectious diseases epidemiology, prevention and control: matching research questions to study designs and quality appraisal tools
BackgroundThe Project on a Framework for Rating Evidence in Public Health (PRECEPT) was initiated and is being funded by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) to define aExpand
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Report on the 1st international workshop on procedures for the development of evidence-based vaccination recommendations, Berlin, Germany, 22-23 November 2010.
In November 2010, experts from European and North-American countries met in Berlin, Germany, to discuss improved methods for the development of evidence-based vaccination recommendations. TheExpand
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Applicability of evidence-based practice in public health: risk assessment on Q fever under an ongoing outbreak.
With reference to the Q fever outbreak in the Netherlands in 2009-10, we tested if an evidence-based approach, comparable to the methodology used in clinical medicine, was appropriate for givingExpand
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Formidling av kunnskapsbasert informasjon om PSA-test og prostatakreft til leger
BACKGROUND: This paper describes the evaluation of an initiative to disseminate to general practitioners, urologists and patients in Norway evidence from systematic reviews on the clinicalExpand
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Towards a framework for evaluating and grading evidence in public health.
The Project on a Framework for Rating Evidence in Public Health (PRECEPT) is an international collaboration of public health institutes and universities which has been funded by the European CentreExpand
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Different knowledge, different styles of reasoning: a challenge for guideline development
Evidence-based guidelines whether national, regional or developed by specialty groups, must search for, and explicitly consider, evidence from sources other than conventional clinical trials andExpand
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