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Table 1 Results for the clinical practice guideline case studies

From: The use of research evidence on patient preferences in pharmaceutical coverage decisions and clinical practice guideline development: exploratory study into current state of play and potential barriers

  Rheumatoid arthritis
  The Netherlands England/Wales Scotland Germany France
Were research questions set on patient preferences? No Yes No No Yes
Was search strategy described? No No Yes, prior to development No No
Were results of search strategy summarised? No No Yes, presented to development group No No
Number of references with preference-related term in reference list (% of total number of references) 12 (1.9%) 34 (8%) 1 (1%) 8 (3%) 5 (1%)
  The Netherlands – Prostate carcinoma England/Wales – Generalised anxiety disorder Scotland –Chronic heart failure Germany - Depression France – Chronic heart failure
Were research questions set on patient preferences? Yes Yes No Yes No
Was search strategy described? No Yes No No No
Were results of search strategy summarised? No No No No No
Number of references with preference-related term in reference list (% of total number of references) 48 (5%) 26 (6%) 8 (5%) 13 (1%) 0