Tuesday, November 14, 2017

It's been a DTA kind of year

We started 2016 in Minneapolis by hosting our regular Guideline Development Workshop focused on making recommendations about diagnostic tests and test strategies. In 2016, the GRADE Working Group released guidance on decision making about diagnostic tests. That paper can be found here. Our Spring workshop featured three days of guideline development materials tailored for tests and test strategies, including a pre-course systematic review workshop on how to meta-analyzing this material. Dr. Holger Sch√ľnemann provided guest lectures and support during the small group exercises.

Earlier this week, in collaboration with the Dutch GRADE Network and Barcelona GRADE Center, Dr. Reem Mustafa kicked off a similar workshop on diagnostic test accuracy (DTA).

Many resources have been released detailing the advancements in DTA decision making. A few are listed below: