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NICE clinical guidelines: Authors' reply

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7465.572-a (Published 02 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:572
  1. Allan Wailoo, lecturer in health economics (a.j.wailoo@sheffield.ac.uk),
  2. Jennifer Roberts, senior lecturer in health economics,
  3. John Brazier, professor of health economics,
  4. Chris McCabe, senior lecturer in health economics
  1. Sheffield Health Economics Group, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA
  2. Sheffield Health Economics Group, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA

    EDITOR—Clinical guidelines are different when they are produced by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE). NICE is an organisation charged with promoting the cost effective use of limited NHS resources. Our experience, and that of many of our colleagues who have been involved in the production of NICE clinical guidelines, is that …

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