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GRADE: an emerging consensus on rating quality of evidence and strength of recommendations
The advantages of the GRADE system are explored, which is increasingly being adopted by organisations worldwide and which is often praised for its high level of consistency. Expand
An official ATS/ERS/JRS/ALAT statement: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: evidence-based guidelines for diagnosis and management.
This document represents the current state of knowledge regarding idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and contains sections on definition and epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, natural history, staging and prognosis, treatment, and monitoring disease course. Expand
Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations
A system for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations that can be applied across a wide range of interventions and contexts is developed, and a summary of the approach from the perspective of a guideline user is presented. Expand
GRADE guidelines: 3. Rating the quality of evidence.
The approach of GRADE to rating quality of evidence specifies four categories-high, moderate, low, and very low-that are applied to a body of evidence, not to individual studies. Expand
ROBINS-I: a tool for assessing risk of bias in non-randomised studies of interventions
Risk of Bias In Non-randomised Studies - of Interventions is developed, a new tool for evaluating risk of bias in estimates of the comparative effectiveness of interventions from studies that did not use randomisation to allocate units or clusters of individuals to comparison groups. Expand
GRADE guidelines: 1. Introduction-GRADE evidence profiles and summary of findings tables.
The GRADE process begins with asking an explicit question, including specification of all important outcomes, and provides explicit criteria for rating the quality of evidence that include study design, risk of bias, imprecision, inconsistency, indirectness, and magnitude of effect. Expand
Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) guidelines: 2010 revision.
These are the most recent and currently the most systematically and transparently developed recommendations about the treatment of allergic rhinitis in adults and children and patients are encouraged to use these recommendations in their daily practice and to support their decisions. Expand
[GRADE guidelines: 1. Introduction - GRADE evidence profiles and summary of findings tables].
This article is the first of a series providing guidance for the use of the GRADE system of rating quality of evidence and grading strength of recommendations in systematic reviews, health technologyExpand
An Official ATS/ERS/JRS/ALAT Clinical Practice Guideline: Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. An Update of the 2011 Clinical Practice Guideline.
This document updates the American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society/Japanese Respiratories Society/Latin American ThorACic Association guideline on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis treatment with new recommendations made for or against specific treatment interventions. Expand
GRADE guidelines: 4. Rating the quality of evidence--study limitations (risk of bias).
In the GRADE approach, randomized trials start as high-quality evidence and observational studies as low-quality evidence, but both can be rated down if most of the relevant evidence comes fromExpand