DECIDE Conference workshops
Our list of workshops for the DECIDE International Conference is being finalised and will be available by the end of April 2014. Once this is done all conference attendees will be asked to complete a doodle poll to indicate which workshop(s) they would like to attend. Further details will be issued in the very near future.
Update: new opening speaker at DECIDE Conference announced
It is with great pleasure that we can confirm that Professor Bruce Guthrie, Professor of Primary Care Medicine, University of Dundee, will now be opening the DECIDE Conference on 2nd June 2014.
Webinar about the Guideline Development Tool (GDT) 13th February 2014, at 12:00 hrs – EST (Toronto time), 17:00 GMT
The GRADE working group and the Cochrane Applicability and Recommendations Methods Group (ARMG) are setting up a series of webinars to answer any kind of questions about the GRADE approach.Speakers answering your questions will include Gordon Guyatt, Holger Schünemann, Elie Akl, Jan Brozek, among others. The webinars will take place monthly and will be recorded on BlackBoard Collaborate sessions from McMaster University.
GRADE/DECIDE meetings 2015: dates confirmed
The dates for the next DECIDE Consortium meeting will be Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th March 2015. The format is expected to be the same as in previous years, so the DECIDE Consortium meeting will be preceded by GRADE:
GRADE/DECIDE meetings in Barcelona, January 2014: how to get there
Here are suggested travel options from Barcelona Airport to the the meeting venue at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona's Casa Convalescència, C/ Sant Antoni Maria Claret 171, 08041 Barcelona. The Hotel Amrey Sant Pau where many of the attendees will be staying is directly across the street.
Guidelines 2.0: new guideline development checklist for health researchers!
We have great pleasure in reporting that the "Guidelines 2.0: new guideline development checklist for health researchers" article is now available from CMAJ. Please click here.Also, the website for the Checklist is now live: http://cebgrade.mcmaster.ca/guidecheck.html
Call for abstracts and registration now open for G-I-N 2014: http://www.gin2014.com.au/news/2.html
DECIDE protocol available in Japanese (11 November 2013)
There's now a version of the DECIDE protocol in Japanese. The protocol was translated, with permission, by Morio Aihara for Clinical Evaluation, a Japanese language journal. You can view the article here: http://homepage3.nifty.com/cont/41_2/p431-61.pdf
DECIDE International Conference registration form now available online
Please click here to access the DECIDE International Conference registration form.
https://twitter.com/decide_2014 (30 August 2013)
A Twitter account has been created for disseminating news about the DECIDE International Conference. This event is being held in the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh from 2-4 June 2014. For more information and the conference registration form please click here .Please follow @decide_2014