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Evidence Based Practice: Clinical Guidelines

This guide focuses on Evidence-Based Nursing practice. It covers using the PICO formula to create research questions and search strategies as well as how to identify and locate information resources at every level, from background information to systemati

What are Clinical Practice Guidelines?

Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are "a series of recommendations on clinical care, supported by the best available evidence in the clinical literature". 

~Watters, W.C., III. (2008).  Defining evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.  AAOS Now, 2(7)

Where Can I Find Clinical Guidelines?

Examples of Clinical Guidelines