The centralized approach to guidelines development

Collier, Roger
February 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 3, p299
Academic Journal
The article reports that some of the Canadian experts in medical knowledge translation consider whether Canada should adopt a centralized approach to clinical practice guidelines development. Professor Gordon Guyatt notes Canada's lack of public funding for guidelines development and says that Canada could have a NICE equivalent that produces guidelines. The advantages and disadvantages of having a large government agency that handles clinical guidelines is discussed.


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