Sources of bias for authors of clinical practice guidelines

Detsky, Allan S.
October 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/24/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 9, p1033
Academic Journal
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.


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