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Clinical Faculty Orientation

Metasearch Engines for Guidelines

CPG Infobase


Database of clinical practice guidelines maintained by the Canadian Medical Association.

  • Canadian Context: Guidelines "developed or endorsed by authoritative medical or health organizations in Canada"
  • Small Collection: Approx.1200 records
  • Bilingual: Records in both French and English

National Guideline Clearinghouse


Comprehensive database of clinical practical guidelines including standardized summaries of each. 

  • Large Collection: Over 2000 records
  • Global Context: Guidelines from health organizations all over the world.  Make sure recommendations align with Canadian laws and standards.
  • Quality Standards: Included guidelines must meet NGC's inclusion criteria