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Table 1 Classification and description of recommendation

From: A rapid advice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infected pneumonia (standard version)

Classification of recommendationDescription
Strong recommendationIt is definite that the desirable effects of an intervention outweigh its undesirable effects or the undesirable effects of an intervention outweigh its desirable effects
Weak recommendationThe desirable effects probably outweigh the undesirable effects or undesirable effects probably outweigh the desirable effects