Table 2

AGREE II domain and total scores for the included CPGs

CPGDomain 1: scope and purposeDomain 2: stakeholder involvementDomain 3: rigour of developmentDomain 4: clarity of presentationDomain 5: applicabilityDomain 6: editorial independenceOverall qualityTotal score
NZGG38 27.858.359.475.047.966.758.3128.5
DOA36 83.341.739.661.
MOON34 36.133.345.852.825.066.750.0101.4
KNGF37 83.347.254.291.710.470.866.7129.2
APTA35 83.375.076.088.935.470.883.3159.7
  • AAOS, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; AGREE, Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation; APTA, American Physical Therapy Association; CPG, clinical practice guideline; DOA, Dutch Orthopaedic Association; KNGF, Royal Dutch Society for Physical Therapy; MOON, Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network; NZGG, New Zealand Guidelines Group.