How good are our guidelines? Four years of experience with the SAMJ’s AGREE II review of submitted clinical practice guideline

Kredo, Tamara ; Wiseman, Roger ; Gray, Andy ; Parrish, Andy ; Miot, Jacqui ; Cohen, Karen ; Jamaloodien, Khadija ; Blockman, Marc (2018)

CITATION: Kredo, T., et al. 2018. How good are our guidelines? four years of experience with the SAMJ’s AGREE II review of submitted clinical practice guideline. South African Medical Journal, 108(11):883-885, doi:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i11.13646.

The original publication is available at http://www.samj.org.za

Editorial

The South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) is an established source of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) serving the local healthcare community. CPGs link professional societies and clinicians by guiding best practice through the collation and interpretation of the best available evidence. Not only are CPGs important in standardising the quality of patient care, but they also assist with medicine selection and resource allocation decisions, adjudicating medicolegal claims, and promoting equity by influencing medicine access and health system organisation.

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