Clinical Resources

Practice guidelines

Provincial, national and international practice guidelines. 

Nova Scotia guidelines 

Department of Health and Wellness website »

Developed by the provincial programs for: 

  • cancer prevention, screening and management
  • diabetes
  • renal and cardiovascular diseases
  • reproductive care and more

Disease-specific national guidelines

View the provincial program website »
Visit provincial program websites or websites of the appropriate national bodies.

Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Infobase

View the CMA's website »

  • Over 1,200 clinical practice guidelines, produced or endorsed in Canada by a national, provincial or territorial medical organization
  • Browse by subject, developer, title or new additions
  • Many guidelines link to external sites
  • Available in French

National Guidelines Clearinghouse (US)

View the Guidelines website »

  • Practice guidelines and guideline syntheses help users compare 2 or more guidelines on similar topics

UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

  • Links to NICE Guidance
  • 184 clinical guidelines, 49 public health guidance, 16 medical technologies guidance, 11 diagnostics guidance, and 413 interventional procedures