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Evidence Informed Practice Resources
BC Guidelines are clinical practice guidelines and protocols that provide recommendations to B.C. practitioners on delivering high quality, appropriate care to patients with specific clinical conditions or diseases. The primary audience for BC Guidelines is BC physicians, nurse practitioners, and medical students. However, other audiences such as health educators, health authorities, allied health organizations, pharmacists, and nurses may also find them to be a useful resource.
Canadian Best Practices Portal
This Portal operated by the Public Health Agency of Canada provides a a compilation of multiple sources of trusted and credible information. The Portal links to resources to support the development of programs for promoting health and preventing diseases for populations and communities.
Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Nursing - Best Practice Guidelines
The Registered Nurses Association of Ontario's (RNAO)best practice guidelines have been developed to support Ontario nurses in providing client care. Much of the content and related resources are useful and applicable to nurses in other jurisdictions as well. There are currently 50 published guidelines as well as a toolkits and educator's resources to support implementation. Many of these publications are available in French, among other languages.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
NICE offers a wide range of guidance, advice, quality standards and information services for health, public health and social care. The website also contains resources to help maximize use of evidence and guidance.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) - National Guideline Clearinghouse
The National Guideline Clearinghouse 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.
Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI)
JBI is an international not-for-profit, research and development Centre based in Australia. The Institute and its Collaborating Entities promote and support the synthesis, transfer and utilization of evidence through identifying feasible, appropriate, meaningful and effective healthcare practices to assist in the improvement of healthcare outcomes globally.