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icon Improving the use of research evidence in guideline development (5.52 MB)

This publication is a reproduction of the collection of articles originally published in the journal Health Research Policy and Systems. It was also reproduced in the section “Online Extras” of the Pan American Journal of Public Health. The collection is offered in print format to facilitate its access by those who use it as reference material but have limited access to the Internet.

This is an open access collection of articles distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution  License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Contents

Introduction ... 4

1. Guidelines for guidelines ... 7

2. Priority setting ... 13

3. Group composition and consultation process ... 20

4. Managing conflicts of interests ... 26

5. Group processes ... 32

6. Determining which outcomes are important ... 36

7. Deciding what evidence to include ... 42

8. Synthesis and presentation of evidence ... 49

9. Grading evidence and recommendations ... 59

10. Integrating values and consumer involvement ... 66

11. Incorporating considerations of cost effectiveness, affordability and resource implications ... 74

12. Incorporating considerations of equity ... 80

13. Applicability, transferability and adaptation ... 86

14. Reporting guidelines ... 96

15. Disseminating and implementing guidelines ... 102

16. Evaluation ... 106

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