Clinical practice guidelines gather, appraise and combine evidence. They attempt to address all the issues relevant to a clinical decision.
CPG Infobase Database of evidence-based Canadian clinical practice guidelines (CPGs). Maintained by Joule, a CMA company, it includes approximately 1,200 CPGs developed or endorsed by authoritative medical or health organizations in Canada.
GuidelineCentral - Guideline Summaries
Free access to thousands of current clinical practice guidelines and guideline summaries. Guideline Central is currently working with a handful of other organizations to establish a new non-profit initiative which will aim to fill the gap left by the sudden closure of AHRQ’s National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC). This new initiative will include a database of quick-reference guideline summaries, along with a focus on developing a repository of various guideline implementation tools.
Guidelines International Network
The Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) has the world's largest international guideline library. It is a Network of individual and organisations interested in guidelines. The vision of G-I-N is to lead the field of guideline development and implementation.
AHRQ's National Guidelines Clearinghouse Funding for theNational Guideline Clearinghouse ended in July 2018.
NICE Guidelines The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) provides guidance, sets quality standards and manages a national database to improve people's health and prevent and treat ill health.
RNAO Best Practice Guidelines
The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) launched the Nursing Best Practice Guidelines (NBPG) Project in November 1999 with funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. The purpose of this multi-year project is to support Ontario Nurses by providing them with Best Practice Guidelines for client care.
Toward Optimized Practice (TOP)
Toward Optimized Practice (TOP) helps Alberta Physicians implement clinical practice improvements into their clinics using measurement and evidence with the goal of improving both patient care and clinical management.