Challenges in the criteria-guided appraisal of conflicts of interest of guideline panellists

I. Kopp, H. Knueppel & D. Strech
Background: A new methodological challenge in guideline development is the management of conflicts of interests (COIs) of guideline panellists to avoid bias. It seems uncontroversial that at least financial COIs need to be assessed and made transparent in guidelines. Uncertainty raises from different[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]