• Approval Processes for Clinical Practice Guidelines Introduce Potential Conflicts of Interest, Review Finds

    One year ago - By UNC Healthcare

    The study led by UNC's Jeffrey Sonis, MD, MPH, in the departments of social medicine and family medicine, finds that most of the approval processes used by medical specialty societies in the U.S. have the potential to undermine editorial independence of the guideline development committee.
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  • Approval processes for clinical practice guideline create conflict of interest

    One year ago - By News Medical

    Most clinical practice guidelines in the U.S. are created by medical specialty societies. While there is widespread awareness of the potential for intellectual and financial conflict of interest by individual panel members, there is little recognition of the potential for the processes used by guideline panels to create conflict of interest.
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