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Useful Websites for Clinical Practice Guidelines
Clinical Practice Guideline is a formal statement about a defined task or function in clinical practice, such as desirable diagnostic tests or the optimal treatment regimen for a specific diagnosis; generally based on the best available evidence, e.g., randomized controlled trials that have been assessed by a Cochrane collaborating group. (from Stedman's Online)
AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
AHRQ is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable and affordable.
The Trip search system has a collection of high quality of secondary evidence ranging from systematic reviews and clinical guidelines to evidence-based synopses and clinical Q&As.
Canadian Medical Association Clinical Practice Guidelines
RNAO (Registered Nurses Association of Onatario Clinical Practice Guidelines)
Best practice guidelines provided by the Registered Nurses Association of Onatario, Canada.
NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence)
NICE issues regular guidance for clinical staff on best practice, setting the standards for high quality healthcare and healthy living.
National Guideline Clearinghouse (Closed)
National Guideline Clearinghouse
Due to the funding issue, the National Guideline Clearinghouse is currently not available. For the latest status, please visit their website.
The National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) is a publicly available database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents.