Developing clinical guidelines

Journal Name: 
West J Med
Authors: 
Shekelle,P.G.
Woolf,S.H.
Eccles,M.
Grimshaw,J.
Abstract: 
The methods of guideline development should ensure that treating patients according to guidelines will achieve the outcomes that are desired. This article presents a combination of the literature about guideline development and the results of our combined experience in guideline development in North America and Britain. It considers the 5 steps in the initial development of an evidence-based guideline
6
1999
Volume: 
170
Pages: 
348-351
Keywords: 
clinical, Development, Guidelines, Los Angeles, medical, Methods, patient, Patients, Veterans