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Transparent development of the WHO rapid advice guidelines.

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Emerging health problems require rapid advice. We describe the development and pilot testing of a systematic, transparent approach used by the World Health Organization (WHO) to develop rapid advice guidelines in response to requests from member states confronted with uncertainty about the pharmacological management of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection. We first searched for systematic reviews of randomized trials of treatment and prevention of seasonal influenza and for non-trial evid...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.0040119

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Schünemann, HJ More by this author
Bellamy, R More by this author
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World Health Organization More from this funder
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
5
Pages:
Article: e119
Publication date:
2007-05-05
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:7c599b04-594b-4f83-8ddf-fe0042e60acd
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40374
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pubs:40374

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