Development process of an evidence-based guideline for the treatment of obesity.

@article{Gandjour2001DevelopmentPO,
  title={Development process of an evidence-based guideline for the treatment of obesity.},
  author={Afshin Gandjour and Joachim Westenhoefer and A Wirth and C Fuchs and Karl Wilhelm Lauterbach},
  journal={International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care},
  year={2001},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={325-32}
}
OBJECTIVES To present the development process, summarize the content and discuss the implications of the German evidence-based guideline for the treatment of obesity. DESIGN The target audience and the development process were defined by a multidisciplinary team of experts. A systematic search of the literature was performed to identify relevant clinical articles. The validity of published studies was systematically evaluated. After developing the draft, an external peer review process was… CONTINUE READING