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Evidence Pyramid - Levels of Evidence
Level 1 EvidenceClinical Practice Guidelines:Systematically developed statements to assist clinicians and patients in making decisions about care; ideally the guidelinesconsist of a systematic review of the literature, in conjunction with consensus of a group of expert decision-makers,including administrators, policymakers, clinicians, and consumers who consider the evidence and make recommendations.The level of evidence of systematic reviews and meta-analyses depends on the types of studies reviewed:Systematic Review:A summary of evidence, typically conducted by an expert or expert panel on a particular topic, that uses a rigorous process (tominimize bias) for identifying, appraising, and synthesizing studies to answer a specific clinical question and draw conclusions about the data gathered.Meta-Analysis:A process of using quantitative methods to summarize the results from multiple studies, obtained and critically reviewed using a rigorous

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Epidemiology, Qualitative Research, Randomized controlled trial, Evidence based medicine, Cohort study

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