The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidelines. NICE makes recommendations to the NHS on new and existing medicines, treatments and procedures and on treating and caring for people with specific diseases and conditions. Many of the guidelines are pertinent to the primary care provider.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of U.S. government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision-makers and the public.
The National Academies Press publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics including books in Public Health and Prevention.
The guidelines have been published by the Public Health Agency of Canada to support Canada's disease prevention and control efforts.
British Columbia Guidelines (BCGuidelines) are developed by the Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Committee (GPAC), a joint committee of the BCMA and the Ministry of Health.
Tools for Practice provided by The Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP) is a biweekly review that summarizes medical evidence on a clinical question with a focus on information that can modify your day-to-day practice.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Guidelines. RACGP is the professional organization that focuses on the safety and quality of general practice in Australia.
The Red Book from The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners provides Guidelines for Preventive Activities in General Practice.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners' (RACGP) Green Book - Putting Prevention Into Practice: Guidelines for the Implementation of Prevention in the General Practice Setting.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners SNAP Guide helps GPs tackle the most important behavioral risk factors that affect the health of the Australian community. SNAP stands for: 1) S quit Smoking; 2) N better Nutrition; 3) A moderate Alcohol; 4) P more Physical activity.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) conducts scientific evidence reviews on 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.
Very interesting mechanism to retrieve recommendations from the USPSTF Preventive Services Database according to the patient’s characteristics.
The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services provides summaries on U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening, counseling, and preventive medication topics and includes clinical considerations for each topic.
United States specialty societies representing more than 500,000 physicians developed lists of things physicians and patients should question in order to improve care and eliminate unnecessary tests and procedures.
The Geneva Foundation is an amazingly well-organized directory of links organized by diseases and conditions mostly on gynecology and obstetrics. There is also an excellent link directory on free medical journals in all specialties, including Family Medicine Journals.
Cochrane Primary Care Group's PEARLS. These are independent, simple and easy to digest findings from key Cochrane Collaboration Systematic Reviews, focused on the needs of primary care clinicians.
The Association of Physicians of India´s (API) Medicine Update has relevant information on several important topics. The Publications section gives access to the previous year's updates.
The Australian Journal of General Practice is the official journal of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. The Journal aims to provide relevant, evidence-based, clearly articulated information to Australian GPs to assist them in providing the highest quality patient care.
The Centers for Disease Control Healthy Living page provides Information on a vast range of health topics such as obesity, physical activities, nutrition, mental health, aging and more.
Medscape Reference is a vast free medical education resource with vast content in all medical specialties including articles pertinent to Family Practice.
Medscape Education is a vast free medical resource and includes continuing medical education content for the primary care provider and family physicians.
Targeted to medical students and allied health professionals with an interest in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, this e-book helps readers manage uncomplicated clinical problems and recognize when to refer more serious conditions to an otolaryngologist.