2016, Number 4
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ABSTRACTOften, the recommendations of foreign guidelines may be applied in Mexico, both by lack of resources such as cultural differences of doctors and patients, entrenched customs, different access to information, different conditions of food and housing, among other. Sometimes modifications can be made to the recommended schemes that reduce costs without losing therapeutic effectiveness. Since the emergence of evidence-based medicine in the 1980, the clinical practice guidelines have become increasingly important tools to set the standard for quality and patient care. The growing influence of the guidelines has attracted scrutiny progressive development of these methods, since they must disclose the advantages and limitations based on the available scientific evidence. Over the last two classification systems decades force recommendations they have evolved, becoming more sophisticated.
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