Table 5

Data extraction form for diligence classification of guidelines

Guideline IDEvidence-based development processSupport
Recommendations based on a systematic review (Y/N)Recommendation by groups of individuals, through
a method which included a Delphi process or other means of structured decision-making
Recommendations of individuals or small groups of individuals based on individual experience only (Y/N)Published stand alone (Y/N)Endorsed or initiated by at least one publisher or scientific society (Y/N)