Funding for this research was provided by:
Sosiaali- ja Terveysministeriö (-)
Received: 5 February 2019
Accepted: 26 August 2019
First Online: 5 September 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: According to the Finnish legislation, an ethical approval was considered unnecessary because the manuscript describes a development project of working and guideline methods, and no personal data was gathered. (Laki lääketieteellisestä tutkimuksesta 9.4.1999/488 [Medical research act]).No consent to participate was obtained because reviewing the guidelines was part of the salaried editors’ work duties. In the analysis the editors’ work was not personally identified.
: Not applicable.
: RS, JK and MM were employees of the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim during the project. The authors declare that they have no other competing interests.