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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 recommendation Description
Strong recommendation It 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 recommendation The desirable effects probably outweigh the undesirable effects or undesirable effects probably outweigh the desirable effects