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A Critical Review of Grading Systems: Implications for Public Health Policy

Irving, Michelle; Eramudugolla, Ranmalee; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Anstey, Kaarin


Grading instruments are an important part of evidence-based medicine and are used to inform health policy and the development of clinical practice guidelines. They are extensively used in the development of clinical guidelines and the assessment of research publications, having particular impact on health care and policy sectors. The positive effects of using grading instruments are, however, potentially undermined by their misuse and a number of shortcomings. This review found eight key...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Evaluation and the Health Professions
DOI: 10.1177/0163278716645161


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