An independent jury-based consensus conference model for the development of recommendations in medico-surgical practice.

@article{Lesurtel2014AnIJ,
  title={An independent jury-based consensus conference model for the development of recommendations in medico-surgical practice.},
  author={Micka{\"e}l Lesurtel and A Perrier and Patrick M. M. Bossuyt and Bernard Langer and Pierre Alain Clavien},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={155 3},
  pages={390-7}
}
BACKGROUND There is an increasing demand for standardization in the choice of treatments for specific conditions, so-called personalized medicine. The task is far from trivial, because the perspectives from many stakeholders must be respected, including patients and health care providers, as well as payers or governments to better control costs while optimizing quality of care. One approach to provide widely accepted therapies is the consensus conference. METHODS We describe a novel… CONTINUE READING