TITLE

Sources of bias for authors of clinical practice guidelines

AUTHOR(S)
Detsky, Allan S.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/24/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 9, p1033
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the sources of bias for authors of clinical practice guidelines. Clinical practice guidelines are created by groups of individuals with a variety of methodologic and clinical backgrounds. Sources of potential bias in clinical practice guidelines include financial conflicts of interest, long service to government committees, participants' previously established stake in an issue, and inherent influences that come from personal experiences.
ACCESSION #
22736973

 

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