Addressing methodological challenges for the evaluation of diagnostic tests: development of clinical recommendations combining the GRADE approach and the RAND Method

L. Ballini, L. Vignatelli, S. Maltoni, A. Negro, F. Trimaglio & R. Grilli
Background: appropriateness of a disgnostic test is determined by its capacity to impact on patients' health outcomes. Lack of evidence on clinical outcomes often leads to weak recommentations on diagnostic tests. Objective: to test an innovative approach to produce recommendations on use of[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]