Novel Adaptation Process and Taxonomy for Modifying recommendations customized for GRADE Guidelines

A. Kristiansen, P.O. Vandvik, L. Brandt, S. Rosenbaum, P. Alonso-Coello, E. Akl, F. Spencer, G. Guyatt, I. Neumann & E. Berge
Background: Guidelines frequently require adaptation for successful implementation at the national level. We consider the currently recommended process for adaptation (i.e. ADAPTE) to be of limited value when considering guidelines developed according to GRADE. In SNAP-IT (Smooth Norwegian Adaptation[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]