Analysis of overall level of evidence behind Infectious Diseases Society of America practice guidelines Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Communicable Diseases
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic

abstract

  • More than half of the current recommendations of the IDSA are based on level III evidence only. Until more data from well-designed controlled clinical trials become available, physicians should remain cautious when using current guidelines as the sole source guiding patient care decisions.

publication date

  • January 10, 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinternmed.2010.482

PubMed ID

  • 21220656

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 18

end page

  • 22

volume

  • 171

number

  • 1