prospect evidence and recommendations

Expand all


  • Best practice recommendations, which are graded based on the source and level of evidence Click here for more information
  • Consensus of the prospect Working Group, based on the evidence, with expert interpretation in the context of clinical practice
  • Formulating the recommendations – the process Click here for more information

Clinical practice

Transferable evidence

  • Transferable evidence is identified by the Subgroup and may include evidence of analgesic efficacy from other surgical procedures with a similar pain profile, or evidence regarding adverse effects from a variety of other surgical procedures Neugebauer et al 2007

Procedure-specific evidence

  • Procedure-specific evidence is derived from systematic literature reviews, performed using a process based on the protocol of the Cochrane Collaboration. prospect systematic reviews incorporate the following key characteristics Click here for more information