More Than 500 Clinical Practice Guidelines Now Available On-line

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Oncology NEWS InternationalOncology NEWS International Vol 8 No 3
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WASHINGTON-A new Internet library of clinical practice guidelines enables physicians to quickly examine hundreds of sets of treatment recommendations and to compare and contrast different guidelines. The National Guideline Clearinghouse (www.guideline.gov) went on-line in mid-January. The website was developed by HHS’ Agency for Health Care Policy Research, the American Medical Association, and the American Association for Health Plans. More than 500 clinical practice guidelines were put into the database initially, and others will be added.

WASHINGTON—A new Internet library of clinical practice guidelines enables physicians to quickly examine hundreds of sets of treatment recommendations and to compare and contrast different guidelines. The National Guideline Clearinghouse (www.guideline.gov) went on-line in mid-January. The website was developed by HHS’ Agency for Health Care Policy Research, the American Medical Association, and the American Association for Health Plans. More than 500 clinical practice guidelines were put into the database initially, and others will be added.

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