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Good or best practice statements: proposal for the operationalisation and implementation of GRADE guidance

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  • Omar Dewidar Methods Centre, Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tamara Lotfi Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada WHO Collaborating Center for Infectious Diseases, Research Methods and Recommendations, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Miranda W Langendam Amsterdam University Medical Centers, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elena Parmelli Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Ispra, Lombardia, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Zuleika Saz Parkinson Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Agencia de Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias, Madrid, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Karla Solo Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Derek K Chu Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Joseph L Mathew Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elie A Akl Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Internal Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Romina Brignardello-Petersen Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Reem A Mustafa Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lorenzo Moja Department of Health Product Policy and Standards, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alfonso Iorio Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Yuan Chi Yealth Network, Beijing Yealth Technology Co., Ltd, Beijing, China Cochrane Campbell Global Ageing Partnership, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Carlos Canelo-Aybar Iberoamerican Cochrane Center, Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau-CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tamara Kredo Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Justine Karpusheff National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alexis F Turgeon Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Affilié Universitaire de Québec (CHA), CHA-Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus, Université Laval, Québec City, Québec, Canada Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Université Laval, Québec City, Québec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Pablo Alonso-Coello Iberoamerican Cochrane Center, Biomedical Research Institute Sant Pau-CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wojtek Wiercioch Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada WHO Collaborating Center for Infectious Diseases, Research Methods and Recommendations, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Annette Gerritsen Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Miloslav Klugar Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation, Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • María Ximena Rojas Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health, Institut d’Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau IIB Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter Tugwell Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Vivian Andrea Welch Methods Centre, Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kevin Pottie Deparatment of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Zachary Munn Joanna Briggs Institute, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robby Nieuwlaat Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada WHO Collaborating Center for Infectious Diseases, Research Methods and Recommendations, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nathan Ford Department of HIV, Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Adrienne Stevens Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Joanne Khabsa Clinical Research Institute, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Zil Nasir Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada WHO Collaborating Center for Infectious Diseases, Research Methods and Recommendations, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Grigorios Leontiadis Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Joerg Meerpohl Cochrane Germany, Cochrane Germany Foundation, Freiburg, Germany Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Institute for Evidence in Medicine, Freiburg, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Thomas Piggott Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada WHO Collaborating Center for Infectious Diseases, Research Methods and Recommendations, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Amir Qaseem American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Micayla Matthews Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada WHO Collaborating Center for Infectious Diseases, Research Methods and Recommendations, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Holger J Schünemann Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Michael G DeGroote Cochrane Canada and McMaster GRADE Centres, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada WHO Collaborating Center for Infectious Diseases, Research Methods and Recommendations, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Biomedical Sciences Humanitas University, Humanitas University, Milan, Italy Cochrane Canada, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
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  1. Correspondence to Dr Holger J Schünemann, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; schuneh{at}mcmaster.ca
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Dewidar O, Lotfi T, Langendam MW the eCOVID-19 recommendations map collaborators, et al
Good or best practice statements: proposal for the operationalisation and implementation of GRADE guidance

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  • Accepted March 28, 2022
  • First published April 15, 2022.

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