9. Guideline Update Development Phases

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview

Text version of slide presentation.

  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. Released―May 7, 2008*

* Full Guideline, including detailed financial disclosure information, available at http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/tobacco


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Internet Citation: 9. Guideline Update Development Phases: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-overview/slide09.html