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Table 4 Answers to the Pre-Meeting Questionnaire revealed a good agreement among SOSORT members, with no answers below 72%, and 70.2% of answers over 90% of agreement.

From: Guidelines on "Standards of management of idiopathic scoliosis with corrective braces in everyday clinics and in clinical research": SOSORT Consensus 2008

Domain Rec Agr Imp Type of rec Per Clin Res Details (at least 90% agreement)  
Experience 1 85% 85% 94% 75% 90% 80% 5 years to be a master 2 years with a master
Competence         3 years of practice  
         1 brace per week last 2 years
         2 evaluations per week last 4 years
  2 85% 85% 90% 84% 90% 83% 2 years with a master  
         2 years of practice  
         2 braces per week last 2 years
Behaviours 3 97% 94% 91% 88% 87% 83%   
  4 97% 97% 94% 93% 93% 79%   
  5 97% 97% 91% 94% 90% 86% MD prescription  
         CPO construction  
         MD check with CPO  
Prescription 6 91% 97% 94% 87% 94% 86% Details of construction  
         Convinced & committed  
         Compliance  
Construction 7 97% 97% 94% 94% 94% 94% Check & discuss  
         Fully execute  
Brace check 8 100% 97% 94% 94% 97% 93% Individual needs  
         3D correction  
         Aesthetic correction  
         Tolerability  
         Apply changes  
         Counselling  
  9 97% 94% 97% 94% 94% 90%   
Follow-up 10 100% 97% 97% 94% 97% 90%   
  11 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 90%   
  12 97% 97% 94% 97% 97% 90%   
  13 79% 79% 87% 74% 80% 72%   
  14 81% 81% 94% 81% 90% 83%   
  1. Rec Recommendation; Agr Agreement; Imp Importance; Per Personal behaviour; Clin Clinical application; Res Research application