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FORM: An Australian method for formulating and grading recommendations in evidence-based clinical guidelines

Susan Hillier1*, Karen Grimmer-Somers1, Tracy Merlin2, Philippa Middleton3, Janet Salisbury4, Rebecca Tooher5 and Adele Weston6

Author Affiliations

1 international Centre for Allied Health Evidence, University of South Australia, Australia

2 Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA), School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, University of Adelaide, Australia

3 Australian Research Centre for Health of Women and Babies, University of Adelaide, Australia

4 Biotext Pty Ltd, PO Box 178, Deakin West, ACT 2600, Australia

5 Vaccinology and Immunology Research Trials Unit, Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia

6 Health Technology Analysts Pty Ltd, Australia

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BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011, 11:23  doi:10.1186/1471-2288-11-23

Published: 28 February 2011

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Additional file 1:

NHMRC Evidence Statement (landscape Document). This file includes the FORM documents discussed - the matrix and trigger questions for guideline developers to complete the Evidence Statement.

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