TITLE

Appendix 4 Generic levels of evidence and guidelines statements grades, appropriate across all types of clinical questions

PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2001 Supplement 4, Vol. 56, piv57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents generic levels of evidence and guidelines statements grades, appropriate across all types of clinical questions related to the treatment, diagnosis and aetiology of community acquired pneumonia. Study providing Ia level of evidence include cochrane systematic review of randomised controlled trials studying the effectiveness of flu vaccines, randomised controlled trial of effectiveness of a flu vaccine for Ib evidence level. For B− guideline statement grade study includes audit or retrospective case control study, comparing flu vaccination history in patients who did and did not present with pneumonia.
ACCESSION #
12965162

 

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