Title: Clinical Practice Guideline for the evaluation, treatment and follow-up of contact children of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: protocol
Edition: Original
Classification: Standard guideline
Field: Diagnosis and Treatment
Countries and regions: Columbia
Guidelines users: This CPG will be developed to be used by the national TB program at all levels, including the national, departmental and municipal levels, the Benefit Plan Management Companies (EAPB), and the Health Service Provider Institutions (IPS) at all levels of care. The user of this CPG will be all those health personnel who actively work in the clinical care of children in contact with TB, such as: • General practitioners • Family physicians • TB program physicians • Nursing professionals • Nursing assistants • Pediatric physicians • Pediatric physicians specializing in infectious diseases • Pediatric physicians specializing in pulmonology
Evidence classification method: • The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) https://www.gradeworkinggroup.org/ • The Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation (AGREE) https://www.agreetrust.org/ • Evidence to Decision (EtD) framework https://www.bmj.com/content/353/bmj.i2016
Development unit: Corporación para Investigaciones Biológicas-CIB Colombia
Registration time: 2022-07-21
Registration number: PREPARE-2022CN411
Purpose of the guideline: Develop and/or adapt a Clinical Practice Guideline for the evaluation, treatment and follow-up of children in contact with patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Colombia