The USPSTF Steps: Brief and Generic
- Define key questions and outcomes, including an analytic framework, for each Task Force topic subgroup.
- Define, retrieve and summarize relevant evidence (EPCs).
- Judge quality of individual studies: good, fair, poor (EPCs).
- Synthesize and judge the adequacy of the evidence about benefits and harms: convincing, adequate, inadequate (TF topic subgroup).
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