Consensus Development Program. Definition

Medical Definition: Consensus Development Program

Program of the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health), which contains an independent group of experts to review scientific evidence related to an important and specific public health. (Note: The information contained in the above link is only available in English.) A panel of experts (including doctors and scientists) reviews reports and papers on the subject, heard briefings by other experts in the field and addresses the comments the general public. Based on the evidence presented, the panel writes a report summarizing the results and makes them available to the public. This report is not a treatment regimen.

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