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Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust
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ACCF/AHA (American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association). 2009. Methodology manual for ACCF/AHA guideline writing committees.
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ACCP (American College of Chest Physicians). 2009. The ACCP grading system for guideline recommendations.
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CEBM (Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine). 2009. Oxford Centre for Evidence-based Medicine—Levels of Evidence (March 2009).
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American Family Physician 69(3):548–556.
GRADE Working Group (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation Working Group). 2009. Grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations
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ICSI (Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement). 2003. Evidence grading system.
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Kish, M. A. 2001. Guide to development of practice guidelines.
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NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network). 2008. About the NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology.
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NZGG (New Zealand Guidelines Group). 2007. Handbook for the preparation of explicit evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
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SIGN (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network). 2009. SIGN 50: A guideline developer’s handbook
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Steering Committee on Quality Improvement Management. 2004. Classifying recommendations for clinical practice guidelines.
Tobe, S. W., R. M. Touyz, and N. R. C. Campbell. 2007. The Canadian Hypertension Education Program—a unique Canadian knowledge translation program.
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USPSTF (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force). 2008. Grade definitions.
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