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AHRQ's National Guideline Clearinghouse is a public resource for summaries of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

April 17, 2017

Guideline Summaries

  • New American College of Physicians/American Academy of Family Physicians Guideline on Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension in Adults Aged 60 Years or Older to Higher Versus Lower Blood Pressure Targets
  • New Program in Evidence-based Care Guidelines on:
    • Bone Health and Bone-targeted Therapies for Prostate Cancer
    • Systemic Therapy in the Curative Treatment of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer
  • Updated U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Guidelines on:
    • Primary Care Interventions to Support Breastfeeding
    • Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults
    • Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection

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April 17, 2017

IOM Trustworthiness Standards and NGC

AHRQ's NGC is moving ahead with plans to determine the extent to which guidelines included in NGC adhere to the IOM standards for trustworthy guidelines. Visit the Determining Extent Adherence to the IOM Standards in NGC page for the latest developments!

Coming Soon

New Congress of Neurological Surgeons External Web Site Policy Guidelines.

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About NGC

NGC supports AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable by providing objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines, and to further their dissemination, implementation, and use in order to inform health care decisions.