Canadian Task Force for Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) Guidelines’ Quality Assessment and Comparison with Other Guidelines with Similar Scope
Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
- Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
To compare a set of selected guidelines from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care with national and international guidelines similar in scope, according to their characteristics and methodological quality to identify the potential factors behind the differences in the recommendations from both groups.
Quality Assessment of Guidelines
Pediatrician with a Master’s degree Clinical Epidemiology and a PhD in Health Research Methodology. He is full Professor at the Department of Pediatrics at University of Antioquia (Medellin, Colombia), and Assistant professor (part-time) at McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada). He is the current leader of the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research & Evaluation (AGREE) Collaboration, Director of Cochrane Colombia, and the Editor-in-Chief of the Clinical and Public Health Guidelines journal. He is also Editorial Board member of the following Journals: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, Pediatric Discovery, Cochrane Evidence Synthesis & Methods and the Journal of the American Heart Association. His research is focused on evidence synthesis methods, systematic reviews, network meta-analyses, clinical practice guidelines, and pediatrics.