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Practice Guidelines in PubMed
After searching your topic in PubMed you can limit the result to practice guideline.
- Under "Article Types" on the left click "More."
- Then choose "Practice Guideline" from the list of article types.
Where to Find Clinical Practice Guidelines
National Guideline Clearinghouse
NGC is a comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NGC was originally created by AHRQ in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans (now America's Health Insurance Plans [AHIP]).
Other Sources of Practice Guidelines
American College of Physicians Clinical Recommendations
The ACP Clinical Recommendations includes three sections: Clinical Practice Guidelines, Clinical Guidance Statements, and Best Practice Advice.
American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines
APA practice guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations for the assessment and treatment of psychiatric disorders. This page links to the complete text of all APA practice guidelines published on PsychiatryOnline, which provides additional tools and resources for each guideline.
Cardiology Practice Guidelines and Clinical Standards
Practice Guidelines and Quality Standards is a comprehensive collection of all American College of Cardiology evidence-based clinical documents developed by consensus of leaders in the field of cardiovascular medicine. These documents provide recommendations for the practice of cardiology as well as strategies for cardiovascular quality improvement.
Health Services/Technology Assessment Text
HSTAT includes the Agency for Health Care Practice and Research (AHCPR) clinical guidelines and evidence reports, National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Statements, and U.S. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services.
NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines™)
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network has clinical practice guidelines. The content is free, but users must register first to access the information. Included are NCCN Guidelines for Treatment of Cancer by Site; NCCN Guidelines for Detection, Prevention, & Risk Reduction; NCCN Guidelines for Supportive Care.
Guidelines in ClinicalKey
Practice guidelines available on ClinicalKey may be searched by title, authoring organization and by specialty.