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Table 2 General characteristics of MSK-US guidelines included in the analysis

From: A critical appraisal of the quality of adult musculoskeletal ultrasound guidelines using the AGREE II tool: an EuroAIM initiative

MSK-US guideline title Country of origin Year of publication Organization
Musculoskeletal ultrasound: technical guidelines [11] European Union 2010 European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR)
Clinical indications for musculoskeletal ultrasound: a Delphi-based consensus paper of the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology [1] European Union 2012 European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR)
Guidelines for musculoskeletal ultrasound in rheumatology [14] European Union 2001 European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Working Group for MSK-US
AIUM Practice Parameter for the Performance of a MSK US Examination [12] USA 2012 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
ACR–AIUM–SPR–SRU Practice Parameter for the Performance of the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Examination [13] USA 2014 American College of Radiology (ACR), American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR), Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU)