- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) - Clinical Practice Guidelines Online
Select to access Agency-supported guidelines. Topics include: acute pain management, alzheimer's disease, benign prostate hyperplasia, cancer pain, cardiac rehabilitation, cataract, depression, heart
failure, low back problems, mammography, otitis media, post-stroke rehabilitation, pressure ulcers, sickle cell disease, smoking cessation, unstable angina, and urinary incontinence.
- The Alberta, Canada CPG Program
The Alberta CPG Program supports appropriate, effective and quality medical care in Alberta through promotion, development and implementation of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
- American Academy of Clinical Endocrinology - Clinical Guidelines
The AACE has published 9 sets of clinical guidelines for endocrine conditions and 2 position statements.
- American Association for Respiratory Care - Clinical Practice Guidelines
Use this link to access a comprehensive list of guidelines from the AARC.
- American College Of Cardiology/ American Heart Association - Clinical Practice Guidelines
Guidelines on subjects like ambulatory electrocardiography and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)from two well-respected organizations.
- American College of Rheumatology - Treatment Guidelines
Link to treatment guidelines from the ACR. Guidelines are updated on a regular basis. Site includes a description of the ACR's guideline process.
- American Society of Anesthesiologists - Clinical Practice Guidelines
The ASA's Practice guidelines are systematically developed recommendations for patient care that describe a basic management strategy or a range of basic management strategies. Guideline
recommendations are supported by analysis of the current literature and by a synthesis of expert opinion, open forum commentary, clinical feasibility data and consensus surveys.
- Bandolier - Evidence-based health care
Bandolier is produced monthly in Oxford for the NHS R∓mp;mp;mp;mp;D Directorate. It contains bullet points (hence Bandolier) of evidence-based medicine. This is a subscription site, though some
information is accessible free of charge.
- British Columbia - Guidelines And Protocols Web Pages
The College of Physicians and Surgeons produced these guidelines. The College Guideline Committee published seven guidelines (Management of Cataracts, Management of Otitis Media, PSA Guidelines,
Thrombolysis Guidelines, Breast Screening Mammography, X-ray for Acute Knee Injury and Management of Menorrhagia). The College now focuses on guidelines for non-clinical situations such as
alternative therapy, multi-disciplinary practice, and conflict of interest.
- British Society Of Gastroenterology - Clinical Practice Guidelines
The British Society of Gastroenterology is an organization focused on the promotion of gastroenterology within the United Kingdom. It has over the two thousand members drawn from the ranks of
physicians, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, scientists, nurses, dietitians, and others interested in the field. Use this link to access a list of the society's practice guidelines.
- CDC Prevention Guidelines
The Prevention Guidelines Database is a comprehensive compendium of all of the official guidelines and recommendations published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the
prevention of diseases, injuries, and disabilities.
- Canadian Medical Association's CMA Infobase
Guidelines in the CMA Infobase are produced or endorsed in Canada by a national, provincial or territorial medical or health organization, professional society, government agency or expert panel.
- Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE)
DARE is a database of high quality systematic research reviews of the effectiveness of health care interventions. Information is from the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of
- Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Second Edition (1996)
Link to the second edition of the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, a thoroughly updated and expanded version of the 1989 landmark report of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). The
first edition of the Guide is widely regarded as the premier reference source on the effectiveness of clinical preventive services -- screening tests for early detection of disease, immunizations to
prevent infections, and counseling for risk reduction.
JAMA's Contempo Updates
The Contempo series, now in its second year, combines expert experience and knowledge with new evidence from scientifically valid and clinically relevant primary research and systematic reviews.
- MD Consult Guideline Collection
The MD Consult Guideline collection contains 500+ guidelines from health organizations all over the world. The service is by subscription only. A free trial is available.
- National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)
The NGC is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. NGC is sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (formerly the Agency for Health Care Policy and
Research) in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans
- Online Clinical Practice Guidelines From The Darling Biomedical Library - UCLA
A list of links to guideline Web sites.
- Primary Care: Clinical Practice Guidelines
A very comprehensive list of links to practice guidelines around the web. The links are organized in many ways: by disease process, organization or specialty. Scroll down the page to see the first
list of links. There are 22 pages of links in the guideline section.