Applied Evidence Based Medicine
- Understand what clinical practice guidelines are and where to find them
- Be aware of resources for comparing and appraising guidelines
What are Clinical Practice Guidelines?
A clinical practice guideline is "a formal statement about a defined task or function in clinical practice, such as desirable diagnostic tests or the optimal treatment regimen for a specific diagnosis; generally based on the best available evidence (e.g. randomized controlled trials that have been assessed by a Cochrane collaborating group)".
Stedman TL. Stedman’s medical dictionary. 7th illust. ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Clinical practice guideline; p.347.
Where to Find Guidelines
Alberta and Canada
Resources for Understanding and Appraising Guidelines
- Last Updated: Sep 6, 2023 5:34 PM
- URL: https://libguides.ucalgary.ca/guides/AEBM
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