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Evidence Based Medicine: Practice Guidelines Websites
List of organizations that have practice guidelines for primary care. From UCSF.
- Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2010-2011 Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
"Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services includes U.S.
Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening,
counseling, and preventive medication topics and includes clinical
considerations for each topic. Provides general
practitioners, internists, family practitioners, pediatricians, nurses,
and nurse practitioners with an authoritative source for making
decisions about preventive services."
- National Guideline Clearinghouse
AHRQ, this freely available resource provides evaluation of the
evidence behind the guidelines. To get to the guideline itself, go to
the bottom of the evaluation to Guideline Availability. Watch the video tutorial National Guideline Clearinghouse Search & Browse
- NICE Pathways
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence "provides quick and easy access, topic by topic, to the range of guidance from NICE,
including quality standards, technology appraisals, clinical and public health guidance and NICE implementation tools.
Simple to navigate, NICE Pathways allows you to explore in increasing detail NICE recommendations and advice."
- Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Nursing Best Practice Guidelines Program
"RNAO launched the Nursing Best Practice Guidelines Program in November 1999 with funding from the Government of Ontario. The international Affairs and Best Practice Guidelines (IABPG) Centre is
a department of RNAO that delivers programs, activities and services
dedicated to the professional development of nurses and health care
- Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGNS)
"The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) develops evidence
based clinical practice guidelines for the National Health Service
(NHS) in Scotland. SIGN guidelines are derived from a systematic review
of the scientific literature and are designed as a vehicle for
accelerating the translation of new knowledge into action to meet our
aim of reducing variations in practice, and improving patient-important