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Experience developing national evidence-based clinical guidelines for childhood pneumonia in a low-income setting--making the GRADE?

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BACKGROUND: The development of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines has gained wide acceptance in high-income countries and reputable international organizations. Whereas this approach may be a desirable standard, challenges remain in low-income settings with limited capacity and resources for evidence synthesis and guideline development. We present our experience using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) approach for the recent revision of the...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2431-12-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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English, M
Grant:
076827
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Article number:
1
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1471-2431
ISSN:
1471-2431
Source identifiers:
313363

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