References & Resources


GRADE: what is “quality of evidence” and why is it important to clinicians?, BMJ, 2008 May 3;336(7651):995-8

GRADE: going from evidence to recommendations, BMJ, 2008 May 10;336(7652):1049-51

GRADE: grading quality of evidence and strength of recommendations for diagnostic tests and strategies
, BMJ, 2008 May 17;336(7653):1106-10

GRADE: Incorporating considerations of resources use into grading recommendations
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Use of GRADE grid to reach decisions on clinical practice guidelines when consensus is elusive
, BMJ, 2008 Jul 31;337:a744



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