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Table 2 Mean Quality Scores of Osteoporosis Practice Guidelines (CPG), Maximum score = 100 for each Dimension (D)

From: Systematic assessment of the quality of osteoporosis guidelines

    D1 D2 D3
Guideline Developer (Ref) CPG Title Acceptable for use Rigor of Development Context and Content Implementation
American College Obstetrics Gynecology [15] Osteoporosis No 5 50 0
American Family Physician [26] Prevention of osteoporosis and fractures No 5 56 0
Cdn Consensus Menopause and Osteoporosis [19] Osteoporosis No 8 58 0
Hong Kong PG [10] Clinical management guidelines for osteoporosis in Hong Kong No 12 39 0
ASCP American Society of Consultant Pharmacists [16] Diagnosis and Treatment of OP in long term care Facilities Yes 12 64 0
Israeli Centre for Technology Assessment [25] Consensus statement on prevention and treatment of osteoporosis No 12 17 0
Finland [22] Osteoporosis: Diagnostics and pharmacotherapy No 12 33 0
Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education [11] Guidelines of care on osteoporosis for the primary care physician Yes 13 53 0
International Committee for Osteoporosis Clinical Guidelines [23] Diagnosis and management of OP in postmenopausal women: clinical Guidelines No 15 47 0
Brigham & Womens Hospital [14] Osteoporosis: guide to prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment Yes 15 78 0
Osteoporosis Coalition of New Jersey [12] Recommended practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis Yes 23 61 7
American Medical Directors Association [13] Osteoporosis: clinical practice guideline Yes 23 75 0
Society for Obstetrician and Gynecologists of Canada [17] An Evidence-based review of the management of osteoporosis No 27 44 0
National Osteoporosis Foundation [3] Osteoporosis; evidence for prevention, diagnosis and treatment and cost-effectiveness Yes 27 83 0
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists [9] Guidelines for clinical practice for prevention and management of postmenopausal osteoporosis Yes 32 64 0
NIH Consensus Statement [20] Osteoporosis Prevention, Diagnosis and Therapy No 32 67 0
CREST [18] Clinical Resource Efficiency Support Team Guidance on the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis Yes 33 58 0
London Department of Health [21]   No 35 53 40
South African Medical Journal [27] Osteoporosis Clinical Guideline Yes 58 72 0
Ontario Program of Optimal Therapeutics [24] Ontario Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis Yes 61 67 0
Royal College of Physicians [4] Osteoporosis: clinical guidelines for prevention and treatment Yes 80 83 53
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