Role of KHA-CARI Guideline writers
KHA-CARI Guideline writers are selected for their interest and expertise in the clinical area covered by the Guideline Working Groups. They are required to declare any relevant affiliations and/or apparent conflicts of interest at the outset, and sign a Conflict of Interest declaration form as part of the transparency of the process of guideline development.
Key roles and responsibilities:
- Liaise with Guideline Working Group convenor and other Guideline Working Group members and agree on assigned topic
- Refine clinical questions and complete PICOM tables
- Perform critical appraisal of the evidence
- Write draft guideline recommendations
- Write the clinical practice guidelines
- Respond to peer and consumer review comments
- Commit to update guideline/s no more than every five years
- Attend methods workshops, face to face meetings and teleconferences
- The Working Group convenor and members may also be asked to help develop an implementation plan for some guidelines.