Wednesday, January 16, 2013

50 Resources for Healthcare: 3. NICE

NICE is the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. It is a government agency responsible for publishing guidelines relating to health and social care in the UK to ensure that professionals have access to authoritative, evidence-based guidance.

NICE provides guidance on a range of conditions and diseases, treatments, procedures and devices as well as support for public health and NHS commissioning.

The guidelines may be available in a range of formats including brief summaries, patient-focused guidance, as well as the full and comprehensives guideline including the search strategy and full bibliography.

You can browse through the various options or use the simple search facility to find guidelines relevant to your search topic. You can then use the filter options to narrow your search.

You can also access NICE guidelines on the go via the mobile app .

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