• Berkman ND, Lohr KN, Ansari MT, Balk EM, Kane R, McDonagh M, Morton SC, Viswanathan M, Bass EB, Butler M, Gartlehner G, Hartling L, McPheeters M, Morgan LC, Reston J, Sista P, Whitlock E, Chang S. Grading the strength of a body of evidence when assessing health care interventions: an EPC update. Journal of clinical epidemiology. 2014 Dec 20. PMID: 25721570 [PubMed].

Abstract 

To revise 2010 guidance on grading the strength of evidence (SOE) of the effectiveness of drugs, devices, and other preventive and therapeutic interventions in systematic reviews produced by the Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) program, established by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).