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Systems for grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations I: Critical appraisal of existing approaches The GRADE Working Group

  • David Atkins1,
  • Martin Eccles2,
  • Signe Flottorp3,
  • Gordon H Guyatt4,
  • David Henry5,
  • Suzanne Hill5,
  • Alessandro Liberati6,
  • Dianne O'Connell7,
  • Andrew D Oxman3,
  • Bob Phillips8,
  • Holger Schünemann4, 9,
  • Tessa Tan-Torres Edejer10,
  • Gunn E Vist3Email author,
  • John W WilliamsJr11 and
  • The GRADE Working Group3
BMC Health Services Research20044:38

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-4-38

Received: 23 January 2004

Accepted: 22 December 2004

Published: 22 December 2004

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Original Submission
23 Jan 2004 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Mar 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Benjamin Djulbegovic
22 Mar 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Bigby
25 Mar 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Joseph WATINE
30 Mar 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anja Tuulonen
9 Nov 2004 Author responded Author comments - Andy Oxman
Resubmission - Version 3
9 Nov 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 3
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
22 Nov 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anja Tuulonen
13 Dec 2004 Author responded Author comments - Andy Oxman
Resubmission - Version 5
13 Dec 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
22 Dec 2004 Editorially accepted
22 Dec 2004 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-4-38

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Center for Practice and Technology Assessment, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
(2)
Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
(3)
Informed Choice Research Department, Norwegian Health Services Research Centre
(4)
Departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Medicine, McMaster University
(5)
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle
(6)
Department of Oncology and Hematology, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico, Italia and Centro per la Valutazione della Efficacia della Assistenza Sanitaria (CeVEAS)
(7)
Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Research and Registers Division, The Cancer Council NSW
(8)
Centre for Evidence-based Medicine, University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital
(9)
Departments of Medicine and Social & Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
(10)
Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organisation
(11)
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Duke University Medical Center, The Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, HSR&D

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