NGC Update Service: April 24, 2017


April 24, 2017

New This Week

Guideline Synthesis

Guideline Summaries

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Withdrawn Guideline Summaries

The guideline summaries listed below have been withdrawn from the NGC Web site because they no longer meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria. See the Guideline Summaries Archive for a complete list of summaries that have been withdrawn from NGC.

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement

  • Antithrombotic therapy supplement.
  • Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment protocol. Health care protocol.
  • Prevention of falls (acute care). Health care protocol.
  • Prevention of unintentionally retained foreign objects during vaginal deliveries. Health care protocol.


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 and Updated Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Guidelines.

Health Awareness Topics: April 2017

How to Participate

Submit Guidelines: Visit our Submit Guidelines page for information on how to submit your organization's guidelines.

Suggest a Guideline for Possible Inclusion: Submit your suggestions for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines that you would like to see included in NGC.

NGC's Sister Resource

Look for Quality Measures in AHRQ's National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC).