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

February 20, 2017

Guideline Synthesis

  • Updated Cervical Cerclage Synthesis

Guideline Summaries

  • Updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines on:
    • U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use
    • U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use
  • New Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Guidelines on:
    • Surgery or Stenting for Colonic Obstruction
    • Management of Penetrating Extraperitoneal Rectal Injuries

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February 20, 2017

How to Search by UMLS Codes

Redesigned NGC Site

Learn more External Web Site Policy about how to search the NGC Web site by specific UMLS vocabulary codes.

Conference News

Conference News

Registration is now open External Web Site Policy for the Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders (E-GAPPS III) Conference. It will be held March 20-21, 2017 at The New York Academy of Medicine.

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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.