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Pharmacy Preceptors: Guidelines

Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs)

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.

Demystifying CPGs

The Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) Handbook on Clinical Practice Guidelines

  • This handbook provides up-to-date, evidence-based, and experience-driven guidance on how to use CPGs most effectively to improve the care of patients. It’s for individuals and groups interested in developing, adaptating, implementing and evaluating CPGs.

The Health Council of Canada's series of videos:

Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs)

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