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Table 2 Summary of final panel judgements compared with IWGDF judgements for all IWGDF wound healing recommendations

From: Australian guideline on wound healing interventions to enhance healing of foot ulcers: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease

No Problem Desirable effects Undesirable effects Quality of evidence Values Balance of effects Acceptability Applicability/feasibility Decision Comment
1 = = = = = = = = Adopt Adopted in screening
2 = = = = = = = = Adopt Adopted in screening
3 = = = = = = = = Adopt Adopted in screening
4 = = = = = = = = Adopt Adopted in screening
5 = = = = = = = = Adopt Adopted in screening
6 = = = = = = = = Adopt Adopted in screening
7 = = = = = = = = Adopt Adopted in screening
8 = = = = = = = = Adopt Adopted in screening
9 +
yes
+
moderate
?
small
+
low
+
probably no important uncertainty or variability
+
probably favours the intervention
?
don’t know
+
don’t know
Adapt Adapted to include need for informed consent
10 = = = = = = = = Adopt Adopted in screening
11 +
yes
+
moderate
?
small
+
moderate
?
probably no important uncertainty or variability
+
probably favours the intervention
+
probably yes
-
no
Adapt Adapted to reflect unavailability of intervention in Australia
12 +
yes
?
trivial
?
trivial
+
low
?
possibly important uncertainty or variability
+
does not favour either intervention or comparison
+
don’t know
+
probably no
Adapt Adapted strength of recommendation
13 +
yes
+
small
?
small
+
low
?
probably no important uncertainty or variability
+
does not favour either intervention or comparison
+
probably yes
+
probably yes
Adapt Adapted strength of recommendation and to include nutrition as part of standard care
  1. Note: +, panel agreed with original IWGDF judgement; −, panel disagreed with original IWGDF judgement;?, panel unsure if agreed with original IWGDF judgement due to lack of IWGDF information on judgement; =, panel agreed with original IWGDF judgements during screening (see Table 1); QoE Quality of evidence