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Guideline Development

Guideline Development Tools

View the helpful tools and resources below for supporting the guideline development process.

Checklist for Guideline Panel Chairs Learn More

This tool is intended for guideline panel chairs. It allows chairs to consider important items before, during, and after guideline panel meetings.

Guideline Participant Tool (GPT) Learn More

The Guideline Participant Tool (GPT) supports effective participation in guideline groups, particularly those using the GRADE approach.


The PANELVIEW tool can be used by guideline developers to assess their guideline development processes and methods as viewed by the participating group members who serve as clinicians, patient representatives, content experts, methodologists, and other key stakeholders in the process.

GIN-McMaster Guideline Development Checklist Learn More

The Guideline Checklist is organized into 18 topics to for the guideline development process, with corresponding items to consider for each topic.