The AGREE Reporting Checklist: a tool to improve reporting of clinical practice guidelines

BMJ. 2016 Mar 8;352:i1152. doi: 10.1136/bmj.i1152.


AGREE II is a widely used standard for assessing the methodological quality of practice guidelines. This article describes the development of the AGREE Reporting Checklist, which was designed to improve the quality of practice guideline reporting and aligns with AGREE II in its structure and content.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Video-Audio Media

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research / methods*
  • Checklist*
  • Humans
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'
  • Research Design