The NIH Consensus Development Program. The evolution of guidelines

Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 1996 Summer;12(3):460-74.


The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Development Program (CDP) Guidelines have undergone some modifications over the program's 18-year history. They have never been published in archival form. This article reviews the evolution of the NIH CDP Guidelines and then presents the complete 1995 version.

MeSH terms

  • Consensus Development Conferences, NIH as Topic*
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Technology Assessment, Biomedical
  • United States