European Association of Urology Guidelines Office: How We Ensure Transparent Conflict of Interest Disclosure and Management

Emma Jane Smith* (Corresponding Author), Karin Plass, Julie Darraugh, Robert Shepherd, Alberto Briganti, Philip Cornford, Thomas Knoll, Nicolaas Lumen, James N'Dow, Maria J. Ribal, Richard Sylvester, Hendrik van Poppel, Anders Bjartell

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Abstract

Conflicts of interest (COIs) can potentially introduce a risk of bias into the assessment of evidence and the formulation of recommendations for guidelines. It is essential that a systematic process for the disclosure and management of COIs is adopted to minimise potential bias in the guideline development process.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)397-399
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Urology
Volume77
Issue number4
Early online date25 Jan 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020

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Smith, E. J., Plass, K., Darraugh, J., Shepherd, R., Briganti, A., Cornford, P., Knoll, T., Lumen, N., N'Dow, J., Ribal, M. J., Sylvester, R., van Poppel, H., & Bjartell, A. (2020). European Association of Urology Guidelines Office: How We Ensure Transparent Conflict of Interest Disclosure and Management. European Urology, 77(4), 397-399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2020.01.010