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Guideline Syntheses

Syntheses are systematic comparisons of selected guidelines that address similar topic areas. Key elements of each synthesis include a discussion of areas of agreement and difference, the major recommendations and the corresponding strength of evidence and recommendation rating schemes, and a comparison of guideline methodologies. Also presented are the source(s) of funding, the benefits/harms of implementing the guideline recommendations, and any associated contraindications. For definitions of synthesis attributes, see the Guideline Synthesis Template.

The following Guideline Syntheses are available on the NGC Web site: