To adopt, to adapt, or to contextualise? The big question in clinical practice guideline development

  title={To adopt, to adapt, or to contextualise? The big question in clinical practice guideline development},
  author={J M Dizon and Shingai Machingaidze and Karen Grimmer},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
Developing new clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) can be time-consuming and expensive. A more efficient approach could be to adopt, adapt or contextualise recommendations from existing good quality CPGs so that the resultant guidance is tailored to the local context. The first steps are to search for international CPGs that have a similar purpose, end-users and patients to your situation. The second step is to critically appraise the methodological quality of the CPGs to ensure that your… CONTINUE READING
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