img-description Moderate Evidence Recommendations

1 HIGH or 2 MODERATE quality studies

A Moderate recommendation means that the benefits exceed the potential harm (or that the potential harm exceeds the benefits in the case of a negative recommendation), but the quality/applicability of
the supporting evidence is not as strong.
Practitioners should generally follow a Moderate recommendation but remain alert to new information and be sensitive to patient preferences.

Language Stem:
Moderate evidence supports that the practitioner could/could not do X, because…