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A guide to the development, evaluation and implementation of clinical practice guidelines

Summary information
Publishing date: 
1999
Status: 
Current
Reference number: 
CP30
ISBN: 
1864960485
Available in print: 
No - PDF only
Further information: 
nhmrc.publications@nhmrc.gov.au

Synopsis

The document emphasises the importance of basing guideline recommendations on the systematic identification and synthesis of the best available scientific evidence. Levels of evidence, quality of evidence, relevance of evidence and strength of evidence are outlined. Discussion of the need for guidelines to encourage health professionals to improve their treatment practices and improve patient and community access to information about treatment options is a salient feature of the guidelines.

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