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GRADE Evidence to Decision framework

GRADE Evidence to Decision framework is a systematic and transparent approach to making well-informed health care choices.

Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE)

Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) is a transparent framework for developing and presenting summaries of evidence and provides a systematic approach for making clinical practice recommendations. It is the most widely adopted tool for grading the quality of evidence and for making recommendations.

Guideline evaluation activities

Guideline evaluation activities are a systematic collection of information about a guideline. These activities involve collecting and analyzing information about a guideline's activities, characteristics, and outcomes to make judgments about the guideline, improve its effectiveness, and/or inform decisions about future guideline development.

Guideline Implementation with Decision Support (G.U.I.D.E.S.)

Guideline Implementation with Decision Support (G.U.I.D.E.S.) is a tool to assist professionals when implementing guidelines with clinical decision support.

Guideline oversight committee

A guideline oversight or steering committee, selected at the beginning of a project, is an advisory body of senior stakeholders or experts that gain leadership support and are accountable for the proposed guideline. This committee provides guidance on issues that emerge in the guideline development process, including the products that emerge from all guideline working groups.

Guideline recommendation

A guideline recommendation tells the intended end-user of a guideline what they can or should do in specific situations to achieve the best health outcomes possible, individually or collectively. It offers a choice among different interventions or measures having an anticipated positive impact on health and implications for the use of resources. 

Guideline working groups

Guideline working groups include experts who conduct the guideline development work. Working groups can focus on different areas of expertise such as conducting the systematic literature review, developing the computable guideline, designing the implementation process, communicating/disseminating the guideline, or evaluating the impact of the guideline.