Quality of guidelines on obesity in children is worryingBMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2474 (Published 11 November 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2474
- Pablo Alonso-Coello, researcher1
- on behalf of Mario Delgado-Noguera, Sera Tort, Ignasi Gich, and Xavier Bonfill
- 1Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Hospital Sant Pau (CIBERESP), Barcelona 08041, Spain
Kipping and colleagues argue that the differences between international guidelines on managing obesity reflect variations in the structure of health services, resources, culture, and behaviour between countries.1 However, a more worrying explanation is the poor quality of clinical practice guidelines.
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