NGC Update Service: February 2, 2015

National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)

February 2, 2015

New This Week

Guideline Summaries

American Society of Clinical Oncology

American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)


NGC Spotlight

New research review added! Visit the AHRQ Evidence Reports page for a listing of reports produced under AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Program and Effective Health Care Program.

Health Awareness Topics - February 2015

Conference News

  • The Guidelines International Network North America (G-I-N/NA) and the Section on Evidence Based Health Care (SEBHC) of The New York Academy of Medicine are co-sponsoring the second conference on "Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders" March 2-3, 2015 in New York City, NY. Registration is open.

    Conference objectives are as follows:

    • To provide a platform for constructive dialogue between stakeholders in the development, implementation and use of clinical guidelines
    • To enhance successful uptake, implementation and use of clinical guidelines through fostering ongoing collaboration between relevant stakeholders
  • The Guidelines International Network North America (G-I-N NA) continues to sponsor a monthly webinar series on topics of interest to the North American guideline community. Information on upcoming webinars, as well as audio files and slides from past webinars, is available on the G-I-N Web site.

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