Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are evidence-based recommendations designed to help health care professionals make clinical decisions. This page overviews databases and appraisal tools relevant to the world of CPGs.
Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) - Critical Appraisal Tools
A 5 item rating scale used to evaluate the quality and reporting of clinical practice guidelines. While the AGREE II remains the recommended appraisal tool for clinical practice guidelines, the AGREE II-GRS Instrument is a practical alternative, especially when time and resources are limited
Canada's database of clinical practice guidelines. Search or browse by developer, condition, specialty, recently added, or title. All guidelines were produced or endorsed in Canada by a national, provincial or territorial medical or health organization, professional society, government agency or expert panel.
Access to thousands of Canadian and international cancer guidelines, all in a single database. Quality scores for guidelines (using the AGREE II tool) to ensure that you have the best available evidence from credible sources.
The Centre for Effective Practice is a national not-for-profit organization, whose mission is to close the gap between evidence and practice for healthcare providers. It contains clinical tools and resources for providers.
Guidelines on screening, glycemic control, physical activity, nutrition therapy, hypoglycemia, weight management, mental health, dyslipidemia, retinopathy, foot care, pregnancy, type II diabetes and Indigenous Peoples, etc.