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Frequently Requested Searches

The National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC) Frequently Requested Searches is designed to assist NGC users in finding guidelines related to frequently requested search topics.

The topics listed on this page reflect critical focus areas of the healthcare community, including priority areas of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Healthy People 2010. Search topics are listed in alphabetical order.

To view guidelines in the NGC database related to your search term, simply click on the topic of interest. NGC will automatically return results related to the topic you selected, sorted by relevance.

If you do not find a topic of interest on this page, please note that NGC staff are continuing to build this page with new search topics added each week.

You can also use NGC's Basic Search or Detailed Search features to create your own search of the NGC database. In addition, use the NGC Browse feature to browse guidelines by Disease/Condition, Treatment/Intervention, or Organization.

If you have comments or suggestions about this feature, or if you encounter problems using the Frequently Requested Search page, please direct them to info@guideline.gov.