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  • The Journal of Clinical Epidemiology has published an article that describes the grading of recommendations assessment, development and evaluation (GRADE) interactive evidence to decision (EtD) frameworks for tests and test strategies for clinical, public health, or coverage decisions.The article is at
  • The BMJ has published two articles describing the Evidence to Decision framework, which aims to help people use evidence in a structured and transparent way to inform decisions in the context of clinical recommendations, coverage decisions, and health system or public health recommendations and decisions.The Introduction article is at ...
  • We are pleased to announce the latest publication linked to DECIDE's Work Package 3 : 'What do patients and the public know about clinical practice guidelines and what do they want from them? A qualitative study':
  • DECIDE is in Aberdeen's Union Square today. We'll be talking about the project and trialling our interactive Summary of Findings (iSoF).
  • The Academy of Medical Sciences are seeking external input to their project "How does society use evidence to judge the risks and benefits of medicine?" The deadline for the call for written evidence closes on Monday 21st September 2015. If you are interested in the call you can find out more, including how to respond, here:
  • Explorathon is an event taking place across Scotland which showcases European Commission funded research projects. DECIDE will be represented at the Explorathon in Aberdeen on Friday 25th September 2015. We have a stand in Union Square, a large shopping mall between Aberdeen’s railway and bus stations, from 12:00 until the early evening. We'll be...
  • Helena Liira, Osmo Saarelma, Margaret Callaghan, Robin Harbour, Jukkapekka Jousimaa, Ilkka Kunnamo, Kirsty Loudon, Emma McFarlane and Shaun Treweek. “Patients, health information, and guidelines: A focus-group study”. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, 2015 July 24: 1-8The abstract is available here:
  • Look out for DECIDE at the Cochrane Colloquium ( and G-I-N 2015 ( Check out our 'Dissemination' page to see some of our plans for presenting the results of DECIDE in the coming months.
  • The next GRADE webinar (from the GRADE Working Group and the Cochrane Applicability and Recommendations Methods Group – ARMG) will take place on Friday 27 March 2015 at 11:30 hours (EDT, or Toronto time). This webinar is intended to answer any kind of questions you might have about the GRADE approach.To see the event website follow this...
  • The DECIDE meeting agenda is attached here. This agenda covers from the afternoon of Day 2, Thursday 05 March, until the end of our consortium meeting on Saturday afternoon.Day 1: Wednesday 04 March 2015: GRADEDay 2: Thursday 05 March 2015: GRADE (with afternoon discussing DECIDE)Day 3: Friday 06 March 2015: DECIDE (open to GRADE) ***FULL***Day 4...


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