Using GRADE in EAST Practice Management Guidelines

The following GRADE resources are used by EAST in the development of Practice Management Guidelines (PMGs):

EAST Guide on How to Write a PMG using GRADE
EAST Approach to GRADE
- Visit the EAST Education Center and earn CME on this topic
EAST PMG Checklist
GRADE Worksheet

Additional GRADE Resources: http://www.gradeworkinggroup.org/publications/index.htm
GRADE: an emerging consensus on rating quality of evidence and strength of recommendations

GRADE: what is “quality of evidence” and why is it important to clinicians?

GRADE: going from evidence to recommendations

Visit the GRADE website for additional information.

GRADE Training Opportunities
GRADE Instruction Available at “Teaching Evidence Assimilation for Collaborative Healthcare (TEACH)”
Guideline Development Workshop




Prior to GRADE, EAST utilized Evidence Based Outcomes Measures in Practice Management Guideline Development.  The information linked below is for reference. This method is no longer used by EAST to develop Practice Management Guidelines. 

Utilizing Evidenced Based Outcomes Measures to Develop Practice Management Guidelines

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