TITLE

GRADE: assessing the quality of evidence for diagnostic recommendations (Editorial)

AUTHOR(S)
Schünemann, Holger J.; Oxman, Andrew D.; Brozek, Jan; Glasziou, Paul; Bossuyt, Patrick; Chang, Stephanie; Muti, Paola; Jaeschke, Roman; Guyatt, Gordon H.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;12/16/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a rigorous approach adopted by the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Working Group. As stated, GRADE's framework for developing recommendations for diagnostic management studies is based on what is needed to weigh the benefits and harms of ordering and using a diagnostic test in caring for patients. The GRADE approach requires making judgments about the relation between accuracy and patient-important outcomes transparent.
ACCESSION #
36024703

 

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