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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

GRADE grid for recording panelists’ views in the development of guidelines (including examples of propositions from the Surviving Sepsis Campaign and number of panelists who voted for each option)

GRADE score

1 2 0 2 1
Balance between desirable and undesirable consequences of intervention Desirable clearly outweigh undesirable Desirable probably outweigh undesirable Trade-offs equally balanced or uncertain Undesirable probably outweigh desirable Undesirable clearly outweigh desirable
Recommendation Strong: definitely do it Weak: probably do it No specific recommendation Weak: probably do not do it Strong: definitely do not do it
For each proposition below, please mark with an "X"the cell which best corresponds to your assessment of the available evidence in terms of benefits versus disadvantages
Use of (as opposed to no use of):
Low dose steroids in patients with septic shock responsive to fluids and vasopressors 0 5 4 8 4
Low dose steroids in patients with septic shock poorly responsive to fluids and vasopressors 5 16 0 0 0
SDD in ventilated patient (local and systemic) 0 9 4 8 1
rhAPC in patients with septic shock and high risk of death 6 15 1 0 0

SDD: selective digestive decontamination, rhAPC: recombinant human activated protein C.

*Participants were provided with guidance on the factors to be taken into account in formulating a recommendation (Table 2) and the implications of strong versus weak recommendations (Table 3).

Adapted from the article of Jaeschke et al. BMJ 2008;337:a744 [16].

See Appendix 1 (complete translate in Korean).

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