16. Development Process (Continued)
- Topics for the update were solicited from the panel and public (about 100 topics suggested).
- Literature searches conducted on about half of the topics.
- Abstracts obtained.
- Abstracts reviewed for inclusion/exclusion criteria by literature reviewers.
- 11 update topics chosen by the panel.
- Full copy of each accepted article read and independently coded by at least 3 literature reviewers (178 articles coded).