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National Guideline Clearinghouse™, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Center for Outcomes and Evidence
540 Gaither Road, 6th Floor
Rockville, MD 20850

301-427-1364 (Voice),

Internet Resources


The National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC) is a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NGC mission is to provide physicians and other health professionals, health care providers, health plans, integrated delivery systems, purchasers, and others an accessible mechanism for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation, and use. NGC does not have professionals on staff who are available to directly answer patients' questions and/or to advise on health-related issues or experiences.


New and updated guidelines that meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria are published summarized on the NGC website and available for download.


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KEEP: Do not inactivate per NHIC Call Center 7.6.11. This site is targeted to health care professionals but health consumer may find it useful. - DK updated contact info--MP


Date Entered: 4/27/2004
Date Edited: 3/22/2013
Date Revised: 11/7/2007 12:27:56 PM
Health Referral Number: HR3648
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