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The quality of clinical practice guidelines over the last two decades: a systematic review of guideline appraisal studies

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  • Pablo Alonso-Coello 1Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre. Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Department. Institute of Biomedical Research (IIB Sant Pau), Spain2CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Affan Irfan 3Interactive Research and Development, The Indus Hospital, Korangi Crossing, Karachi, Pakistan PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ivan Solà 1Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre. Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Department. Institute of Biomedical Research (IIB Sant Pau), Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ignasi Gich 1Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre. Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Department. Institute of Biomedical Research (IIB Sant Pau), Spain2CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mario Delgado-Noguera 4Department of Pediatrics, University of Cauca, Popayán, Colombia5Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Preventive Medicine Department, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David Rigau 1Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre. Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Department. Institute of Biomedical Research (IIB Sant Pau), Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sera Tort 1Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre. Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Department. Institute of Biomedical Research (IIB Sant Pau), Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Xavier Bonfill 1Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre. Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Department. Institute of Biomedical Research (IIB Sant Pau), Spain2CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jako Burgers 6Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement CBO, Utrecht, The Netherlands7Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare), Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Holger Schunemann 8Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University Health Sciences Centre, Hamilton, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Pablo Alonso-Coello, Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre. Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Department. Institute of Biomedical Research (IIB Sant Pau), Barcelona, Spain; palonso{at}santpau.cat
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Alonso-Coello P, Irfan A, Solà I, et al
The quality of clinical practice guidelines over the last two decades: a systematic review of guideline appraisal studies

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  • Accepted July 2, 2010
  • First published September 25, 2012.
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September 25, 2012

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