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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (ARHQ)

www.ahrq.gov

  • Designs research to improve quality of healthcare, reduce its cost, improve patient safety, broaden access to essential services
  • Evidence Reports based on rigorous reviews of relevant scientific literature
Best Practice Initiative

www.osophs.dhhs.gov/ophs/BestPractice/


  • Showcases best practices in public health from around the country
  • Offers an e-mail listserv for automatic delivery of new best practice information

CDC Recommends: The Prevention Guidelines System

www.phppo.cdc.gov/cdcRecommends/AdvSearchV.asp

  • Searchable database of documents containing CDC recommendations for prevention and public health issues
  • Provides links to related sites of compiled recommendations and guidelines

CMA InfoBase

http://mdm.ca/cpgsnew/cpgs/index.asp

  • Guidelines produced or endorsed in Canada
  • Full text available
  • Includes rating of the quality of the gudieline development process


Guide to Community Preventive Services: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Recommendations

www.thecommunityguide.org

  • Provides leadership in the evaluation of community, population, and health care system strategies to address a variety of public health issues
  • Summarizes what is known about the effectiveness, economic efficiency, and feasibility of interventions to promote community health and prevent disease.

Guide to Clinical Preventive Services

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=hstat3

  • Full-text documents that provide health information and support health care decision making.
National Guideline Clearinghouse

www.guideline.gov/

  • Comprehensive resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
  • Full text available
  • Guideline comparisons
  • Levels of Evidence

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