These include clinical pathways or textbook summaries that integrate evidence-based information about specific clinical problems and provide regular updating.
Evidence-based, current clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), which are “systematically developed statements to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances,” are also examples of “summary” level evidence.
Evidence-based reference tool containing summaries for nearly 2000 topics of diseases, disorders, and symptoms, with information on etiology, associated conditions, history and research findings, differential diagnosis and diagnostic testing, prognosis, treatment, prevention, and links to patient information. Summaries are derived from peer-reviewed sources.
This resource has replaced the National Guidelines Clearinghouse. "ECRI Institute developed the new resource in response to urgent pleas from healthcare professionals after substantial federal funding cuts forced the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to shut down the National Guideline Clearinghouse™ (NGC)."