GRADE evidence to decision frameworks for tests in clinical practice and public health
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 http://www.jclinepi.com/article/S0895-4356(16)00136-0/abstract
BMJ publishes articles on Evidence to Decision framework
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 http://www.bmj.com/content/353/bmj.i2016
Latest DECIDE paper
We are pleased to announce the latest publication linked to DECIDE's Work Package 3 : 'What do patients and the public know about clinical pr
DECIDE @ Explorathon
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: call for written evidence
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.
Latest publication from DECIDE
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: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26205344
Forthcoming DECIDE activities
Look out for DECIDE at the Cochrane Colloquium (https://colloquium.cochrane.org/) and G-I-N 2015 (http://www.g-i-n.net/conference/12th-conference).
GRADE Webinar: Friday 27 March
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.