What do we know about tocolytic effectiveness and how do we use this information in guidelines? A comparison of evidence grading.

@article{Roos2013WhatDW,
  title={What do we know about tocolytic effectiveness and how do we use this information in guidelines? A comparison of evidence grading.},
  author={Carolien Roos and Ewa Borowiack and Marzena Kowalska and Anna Zapalska and Bw Mol and L Mignini and Catherine Meads and Jacek Walczak and Ks Khan},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={120 13},
  pages={1588-96; discussion 1597-8}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence summaries of tocolytic effectiveness assign quality levels based on a single dimension: the study design. The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) system takes into account several domains, including limitations of the study design and ranking the importance of outcomes. OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to compare the quality of evidence according to GRADE with the quality as described by existing guidelines. SEARCH STRATEGY A… CONTINUE READING