Overview of methodology for lung cancer evidence review and guideline development.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A multidisciplinary panel was convened by the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) to develop clinical practice guidelines for lung cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. The ACCP Expert Panel on Lung Cancer Guidelines produced 20 guidelines, each related to a distinct set of management decisions. This article describes the approach used to develop the guidelines, including identifying, evaluating, and synthesizing evidence, assessing the strength of evidence pertinent to individual guidelines, and grading guideline recommendations.

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Cited Authors

  • McCrory, DC; Colice, GL; Lewis, SZ; Alberts, WM; Parker, S

Published Date

  • January 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 123 / 1 Suppl

Start / End Page

  • 3S - 6S

PubMed ID

  • 12527561

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1931-3543

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0012-3692

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1378/chest.123.1_suppl.3s


  • eng