A practical approach to evidence-based dentistry: VII How to use patient management recommendations from clinical practice guidelines
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Background and Overview. Clinical practice guide- lines represent highly processed evidence with associated recommendations to inform clinical practice and optimize patient care. Appropriately developed, evidence-based recommendations will integrate the best evidence regarding bene fi ts and harms, the certainty of the evidence, patients ’ values and preferences, and resource utilization. Practical Implications. The authors provide a structure for clinicians to critically appraise clinical practice guide- lines to determine whether the guidelines offer trustworthy recommendations. Key Words. Clinical practice guidelines; GRADE approach; recommendation; quality of evidence; strength of recommendations; patients ’ values and preferences; evidence-based dentistry.
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DOI: DOI: 10.1016/j.adaj.2015.03.015
Quote ItemJADA 2015:146(5):327-336
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