2018-04-10 22:13:27 UTC

What clinical guidelines are missing from GI practice?

April 10, 2018

AGA’s annual call for new guideline topics now open.

AGA develops clinical practice guidelines using the most up-to-date research to help you practice evidence-based medicine. Clinical practice guidelines are critical to reducing physician variation and providing high-quality patient care. We want your input for developing the next set of these critical guidelines.
 
By completing this online form, you may submit recommendations for guideline topics that will be developed within the next two years. You can submit more than one guideline topic by filling out the form multiple times. The deadline is Monday, May 7, at 5 p.m. EDT. Before submitting your feedback, check out the guidelines that AGA has already developed.
 
The AGA Institute Clinical Guidelines Committee will review guideline topics in May, prioritizing and ranking topics based on the following criteria: prevalence of disease, resource utilization, variation in care, other existing guidelines, new data/changes in diagnosis or treatment, and potential for measure/quality development.
 
Once vetted, four or more new guidelines will be recommended for development throughout the year. You may be interested in reviewing the "Burden of Gastrointestinal, Liver, and Pancreatic Diseases in the United States" report when considering potential topics. We encourage you to take part in this important process and submit your topic recommendations.
 
Please note that AGA's call for topics survey utilizes the SurveyMonkey online platform. SurveyMonkey supports the following browsers:
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