A content analysis of clinical practice guidelines developed in Japan 2012: follow-up report

H. Suzuki & T. Nakayama
Backgroud: In Japan, the official movement to develop Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) began in 1999 with the financial support of the Ministry of Health and Welfare (presently, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare). Since then, CPG in various fileds, have been developed, and development methods[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]