Guidelines & Trials

Clinical Guidelines

ACP Clinical GuidelinesACP develops three different types of clinical recommendations: Clinical Practice Guidelines, Clinical Guidance Statements, and Best Practice Advice. ACP's goal is to provide clinicians with recommendations based on the best available evidence; to inform clinicians of when there is no evidence; and finally, to help clinicians deliver the best health care possible.
AHCPR Clinical Practice GuidelinesAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality from US Dept. of Health and Human Services includes database of guidelines from the National Guideline Clearinghouse and the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
National Guideline ClearinghouseNGC is the public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines from AHCPR above
CDC Health Information for International TravelCenters for Disease Control and Prevention – online source for credible health information
USPSTF Guide to Clinical Preventive ServicesThe US Preventative services Task Force is an independent panel of non-Federal experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine and is composed of primary care providers (such as internists, pediatricians, family physicians, gynecologists/obstetricians, nurses, and health behavior specialists).The USPSTF conducts scientific evidence reviews of a broad range of clinical preventive health care services (such as screening, counseling, and preventive medications) and develops recommendations for primary care clinicians and health systems. These recommendations are published in the form of "Recommendation Statements."AHRQ's Prevention and Care Management Portfolio provides ongoing administrative, research, technical, and dissemination support to the USPSTF.
HSTATHealth Services/Technology Assessment Text: Web-based resource of full-text documents that provide health information and support health-care decision making
ICSIInstitute for Clinical systems Improvement (ICSI) is a non-profit organization that brings together diverse groups to transform the health care system so that it delivers patient-centered and value-driven care. It is comprised of 62 medical groups and sponsored by five Minnesota and Wisconsin health plans

Clinical Trials

Mayo Clinical TrialsThe clinical trials listed on this site are derived from an automatic feed from the National Institutes of Health website in addition to trials that Mayo Clinic researchers choose to exclusively publish here.
Clinical Trials MinnesotaListing of many ongoing clinical trials in Minnesota
NIH is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.
Online Clinical Trials Search ToolCreated especially for the public, patients, family members, and health care professionals. It allows one to search multiple websites for clinical trials.