12. Guideline Update Development Phases

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Guideline Update Development Phases

  1. Identify update topics.
  2. Meta-analysis of topics.
  3. Panel/liaisons workgroups.
  4. Establish recommendations and other content.
  5. Draft text.
  6. Peer review/public comment.
  7. Panel approval.
  8. Federal clearance.

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Current as of June 2009
Internet Citation: 12. Guideline Update Development Phases: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-full/slide12.html