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. 2008 Apr 26;336(7650):924-6.
doi: 10.1136/bmj.39489.470347.AD.

GRADE: An Emerging Consensus on Rating Quality of Evidence and Strength of Recommendations

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GRADE: An Emerging Consensus on Rating Quality of Evidence and Strength of Recommendations

Gordon H Guyatt et al. BMJ. .
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Abstract

Guidelines are inconsistent in how they rate the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations. This article explores the advantages of the GRADE system, which is increasingly being adopted by organisations worldwide

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Competing interests: All authors are involved in the dissemination of GRADE, and GRADE’s success has a positive influence on their academic career. Authors listed in the byline have received travel reimbursement and honorariums for presentations that included a review of GRADE’s approach to rating quality of evidence and grading recommendations. GHG acts as a consultant to UpToDate; his work includes helping UpToDate in their use of GRADE. HJS is documents editor and methodologist for the American Thoracic Society; one of his roles in these positions is helping implement the use of GRADE. He is supported by “The human factor, mobility and Marie Curie actions scientist reintegration European Commission grant: IGR 42192—GRADE.”

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