GRADE equity guidelines 3: considering health equity in GRADE guideline development: rating the certainty of synthesized evidence
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Review Literature as Topic
The most important priority for research on health inequity and guidelines is to identify and document examples where health equity has been considered explicitly in guidelines. Although there is a weak scientific evidence base for assessing health equity, this should not discourage the explicit consideration of how guidelines and recommendations affect the most vulnerable members of society.