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Grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations
Abstract Users of clinical practice guidelines and other recommendations need to know how much confidence they can place in the recommendations. Systematic and explicit methods of making judgmentsExpand
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Audit and feedback: effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes.
BACKGROUND Audit and feedback is widely used as a strategy to improve professional practice either on its own or as a component of multifaceted quality improvement interventions. This is based on theExpand
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A model for assessment of telemedicine applications: mast.
OBJECTIVES Telemedicine applications could potentially solve many of the challenges faced by the healthcare sectors in Europe. However, a framework for assessment of these technologies is need byExpand
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A checklist for identifying determinants of practice: A systematic review and synthesis of frameworks and taxonomies of factors that prevent or enable improvements in healthcare professional practice
BackgroundDeterminants of practice are factors that might prevent or enable improvements. Several checklists, frameworks, taxonomies, and classifications of determinants of healthcare professionalExpand
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Tailored interventions to overcome identified barriers to change: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes.
BACKGROUND Strategies to implement change in health professional performance have variable impact. A potential explanation is that the barriers to implementation are different in different settingsExpand
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Systems for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations I: Critical appraisal of existing approaches The GRADE Working Group
BackgroundA number of approaches have been used to grade levels of evidence and the strength of recommendations. The use of many different approaches detracts from one of the main reasons for havingExpand
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Effectiveness of telemedicine: A systematic review of reviews
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A systematic review of systematic reviews on the impacts and costs of telemedicine services. Expand
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Case definitions for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME): a systematic review
Objective To identify case definitions for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), and explore how the validity of case definitions can be evaluated in the absence of a referenceExpand
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Cluster randomised controlled trial of tailored interventions to improve the management of urinary tract infections in women and sore throat
Abstract Objective:To assess the effectiveness of tailored interventions to implement guidelines for urinary tract infections in women and sore throat Design:Unblinded, cluster randomisedExpand
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Systems for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations II: Pilot study of a new system
BackgroundSystems that are used by different organisations to grade the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations vary. They have different strengths and weaknesses. The GRADE WorkingExpand
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