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Key publications: AGREE Instrument

Bataillard A, Fervers B, Durieux P, Burnand B, Durand Zaleski I, Burgers J, Haugh M et Cluzeau F pour la Collaboration AGREE . Elaboration et validation d’un instrument international d’évaluation de la qualité des Recommandations de pratique clinique : la grille AGREE. Revue d’Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (Accepted for publication).[Link to abstract]

Fervers B, Burgers JS, Haugh MC, Brouwers M, Browman G, Clu zeau F, Philip T. Predictors of high quality clinical practice . Int J Qual Health Care . 2005;17:123-132.[Link to abstract]

Burgers JS, Fervers B, Haugh M, Brouwers M, Browman G, Philip T, Cluzeau FA. International Assessment of the Quality of Clinical Practice Guidelines on Oncology Using the Appraisal of Guidelines and Research Evaluation Instrument. Journal of Clinical Oncology . 2004 22 2000-07. [Pubmed abstract]

Grol R, Cluzeau FA and Burgers JS. Clinical practice guidelines: towards better quality guidelines and increased international collaboration. British Journal of Cancer 2003 89 (Suppl 1), S4-S8.[Pubmed abstract]

Fervers B, Philip T, Haugh M, Cluzeau F, Browman G. Clinical practice guidelines in Europe:time for European co-operation for cancer guidelines.  The Lancet Oncology 2003 . 139-140.[Pubmed abstract]

Berti E and Grilli R.   Practice guidelines and clinical governance:do the means match with the ends? A quality appraisal of local practice guidelines.   Clinical Governance :An international Journal . 2003 (4) 312-317.[Link to abstract]

The AGREE Collaboration. Writing Group: Cluzeau FA, Burgers JS, Brouwers M, Grol R, Mäkelä M, Littlejohns P, Grimshaw J, Hunt C. Development and validation of an international appraisal instrument for assessing the quality of clinical practice guidelines: the AGREE project. Quality and Safety in Health Care 2003; 12(1): 18-23.[Pubmed abstract]

Burgers JS, Cluzeau FA, Hanna SE, Hunt C, Grol R, and the AGREE Collaboration. Characteristics of high quality guidelines: evaluation of 86 clinical guidelines developed in ten European countries and Canada. International Journal for Technology Assessment in Health Care 2003; 19(1): 148-157.[Pubmed abstract]

Burgers JS, Grol R, Klazinga NS, Mäkelä M, Zaat J, for The AGREE Collaboration. Towards evidence-based clinical practice: an international survey of 18 clinical guideline programs. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2003; 15(1): 31-45.[Pubmed abstract]

Burgers JS, Bailey JV, Klazinga NS, Van der Bij AK, Grol R, Feder G, for the AGREE Collaboration. Inside guidelines: comparative analysis of recommendations and evidence in diabetes guidelines from 13 countries. Diabetes Care 2002; 25(11): 1933-1939.[Pubmed abstract]

Berti E, Grilli R. Linee-guida e governo clinico: come riconciliare il mezzo. con il fine? Politiche Sanitarie 2002; 2:204-211.

Burgers Jako, PhD Thesis: Quality of clinical Practice Guidelines. (October 2002). ISBN 90-76316-16-3

The AGREE Collaboration. Writing Group :Thomason M, Cluzeau F , Littlejohns P. Guideline development in Europe: an international comparison. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care , 2000. 16:4, 1036-1046. [Pubmed abstract]