Guidelines Trust

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​​​​​​​ECRI Guidelines Trust™, an interactive guideline portal, puts current, evidence-based clinical practice guideline summaries directly into the hands of clinicians, researchers, medical librarians, and patients. This publicly available guideline repository was created by the same team that developed and maintained the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's National Guideline Clearinghouse™ for more than 20 years.

  • Find concise, summarized briefs for guidelines developed from systematic reviews of the evidence
  • Explore current, evidence-based guidance on a variety of clinical topics from nationally and internationally recognized medical societies and health care organizations
  • Use ECRI’s new TRUST Scorecards to identify how the guidelines stack up against the Institute of Medicine standards for trustworthiness

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ECRI Guidelines Trust offers the following:

  • Guideline Briefs: Summarized content that provides key elements of the clinical practice guideline
  • TRUST (Transparency and Rigor Using Standards of Trustworthiness) Scorecards: Ratings of how well guidelines fulfill the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Standards for Trustworthiness
  • Original guidelines: Links to full-text guidelines available from the guideline developer's website or in the National Library of Medicine's PubMed database