Clinical guidelines are systematically defined statements created to help practitioners and patients decide on appropriate healthcare for specific clinical conditions and/or circumstances. In the UK, with variations for Wales and Scotland, guidelines are developed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). In Scotland, guidelines are overseen by Healthcare Improvement Scotland and delivered by Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN).To find guidelines:
Guidelines for Ambulance Services JRCALC Clinical Practice Guidelines 2019 have recently been updated under the direction of Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE). A copy of the guidelines is available to borrow as an eBook.
Guidelines from the USA and other international guidelines can be found using the National Guideline Clearinghouse. The Turning Research Into Practice (TRIP) database has international coverage and filters results by Guidelines from North American, European and Other.