Clinical guidelines relating to paediatric respiratory disease have been heavily criticised for not using the high quality evidence available in systematic reviews from the Cochrane Collaboration. The UK study published in Thorax identified 21 guidelines comprising 1,025 recommendations related to conditions such as childhood asthma, cystic fibrosis or respiratory infections. They found relevant Cochrane Reviews for 96 ...
Research waste as Cochrane Reviews ignored by guidelines
By Mardi Chapman
3 May 2017