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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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Interventions before consultations for helping patients address their information needs.
BACKGROUND Patients often do not get the information they require from doctors and nurses. To address this problem, interventions directed at patients to help them gather information in theirExpand
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Guidelines should reflect all knowledge, not just clinical trials
Over the past 20 years, evidence based medicine has had a substantial influence on clinical decision making throughout the developed world. It now underpins healthcare policy and the burgeoningExpand
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Pulmonary metastasectomy: what is the practice and where is the evidence for effectiveness?
Pulmonary metastasectomy is a commonly performed operation and is tending to increase as part of a concept of personalised treatment for advanced cancer. There have been no randomised trials; beliefExpand
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Interventions before consultations to help patients address their information needs by encouraging question asking: systematic review
Objective To assess the effects on patients, clinicians, and the healthcare system of interventions before consultations to help patients or their representatives gather information in consultationsExpand
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10 years of NICE: still growing and still controversial.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) will have existed for 10 years on April 1, 2009. Over the past decade, the institute's methodological approach to the development ofExpand
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Evaluation of novel radiotherapy technologies: what evidence is needed to assess their clinical and cost effectiveness, and how should we get it?
Technical innovations in radiation oncology--eg, intensity-modulated radiotherapy, stereotactic radiotherapy, and particle therapy--can be developed rapidly and introduced into the clinic even whenExpand
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Practical Clinical Oncology: Acknowledgements
Practical clinical oncology , Practical clinical oncology , کتابخانه دیجیتال جندی شاپور اهواز
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Diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer: summary of NICE guidance
Prostate cancer is one of the commonest cancers in men. Each year there are about 35 000 new cases in England and Wales and over 9000 deaths. The clinical course can extend over many years and oftenExpand
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Erlotinib for the treatment of relapsed non-small cell lung cancer.
This paper presents a summary of the evidence review group (ERG) report into the clinical and cost-effectiveness of erlotinib for the treatment of relapsed non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC),Expand
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