Table 1

Recommendations made by advisory committees and experts

Recommendation theme

Sub-theme

IAB1

SG2

LEAP3

SCS-G3

Individual experts

Total


1. Scientific

15

21

12

9

45

102

Design advice

11

14

8

7

33

73

Suggestion for a study extension

0

4

1

0

3

8

Recommendation for intervention content

3

1

1

0

4

9

Conceptual suggestion

0

1

2

2

4

9

Advice specific to PhDs

1

1

0

0

1

3


2. Pragmatic

6

1

1

0

2

10

Implementation advice

2

1

0

0

2

5

Recommendation for language to use

1

0

1

0

0

2

Advice about dissemination

3

0

0

0

0

3


3. Resources

11

8

0

0

19

38

Published work to consider

6

1

0

0

3

11

Unpublished work to consider

3

5

0

0

3

11

Expert person/group to contact

2

2

0

0

13

17


4. Collaboration

Ongoing contact about specific issue

0

0

0

0

4

4


5. Committee

Role and composition of committee

5

6

7

0

0

18


Total

37

36

20

9

70

172


1International Advisory Board. 2Steering Group. 3Lived Experience Advisory Panel. 4Social and Cultural sub-group.

Slade et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:323   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-323

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