Adapting clinical practice guidelines to local context and assessing barriers to their use

Harrison, Margaret B.; Légaré, France; Graham, Ian D.; Fervers, Béatrice
February 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE78
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the clinical practice guidelines which can be adapted to local settings and conditions to prevent duplication of efforts and maximize use of resources. It states that the ADAPTE process is an approach in adapting the guidelines to local setting by the expressed participation of relevant decision-makers. Moreover, the evaluation of barriers to and facilitators of using the knowledge is closely connected to the adaption of the evidence.


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