No. 345 - Primary dysmenorrhea consensus guideline
J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2017;39(7):585-95
This is a generally well presented and informative guideline. However, there is a lack of information about the representativeness of the guideline development group, about some aspects of the methods used to identify and select evidence, and about funding and potential competing interests. Implementation issues do not appear to have been considered.
The Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference (PACC): Recommendations on intrathecal drug infusion systems best practices and guidelines
This guideline was developed using recognised methodology and presents clear recommendations, which are appropriately grouped by category of pain. However, very little information is provided about stakeholder involvement and implementation issues do not appear to have been considered.
French guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of classical trigeminal neuralgia (French Headache Society and French Neurosurgical Society)
Rev Neurol (Paris). 2017;173(3):131-51
This guideline states that it was developed in compliance with AGREE methodology. However, very little information is provided about the development process and stakeholder involvement and implementation issues do not appear to have been considered.
Latin-American guidelines for cancer pain management
Pain Manag. 2017;13:13
No clear development methods are reported for this guideline and it has been rated as high concern on all domains.