To provide decision support for everyday clinical practice, we develop evidence-based guidelines for Parkinson’s disease using international standards including AGREE. Practice recommendations are developed based on the results of a systematic literature review and appraisal, considerations of clinical experts and patient values. All guidelines are endorsed by Dutch national professional allied health associations and the patient’s society. The guidelines are available for downloading.
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FAQ copyright and use of the European Guidelines
- a translator: one person (to have uniform language throughout the translation), highly educated, native speaker experienced in translating texts from English (preferable an official translator selected based on a one-page proof translation);
- a member of the Guideline Development Group whose mother language equals the language for the translation, if available: to check for clear language, correct use of terminology and jargon, as well as the overall message of the Guideline;
- the Guideline copyright holder: ParkinsonNet; to provide information and feedback to assure quality and transparency of translation and provide final permission for publication;
- a panel of native speaking physiotherapists: to review the translated text to evaluate understanding and ease of use (if required, the translation should be adjusted)