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Methodology for the American Society of Hematology VTE guidelines: current best practice, innovations, and experiences

Wojtek Wiercioch, Robby Nieuwlaat, Elie A Akl, Robert Kunkle, Kendall E Alexander, Adam Cuker, Anita Rajasekhar, Pablo Alonso-Coello, David R Anderson, Shannon M Bates, Mary Cushman, Philipp Dahm, Gordon Guyatt, Alfonso Iorio, Wendy Lim, Gary H Lyman, Saskia Middeldorp, Paul Monagle, Reem A Mustafa, Ignacio Neumann Show all

Blood Advances | AMER SOC HEMATOLOGY | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Methods for the development of clinical guidelines have advanced dramatically over the past 2 decades to strive for trustworthiness, transparency, user-friendliness, and rigor. The American Society of Hematology (ASH) guidelines on venous thromboembolism (VTE) have followed these advances, together with application of methodological innovations. OBJECTIVE: In this article, we describe methods and methodological innovations as a model to inform future guideline enterprises by ASH and others to achieve guideline standards. Methodological innovations introduced in the development of the guidelines aim to address current challenges in guideline development. METHODS: We followed ASH p..

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