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Evidence-Based Medicine Resources

The following links are to outside websites. These resources are for healthcare providers and are not intended to be used as a substitute for medical advice. Any concerns or questions patients have about their health or the health of their families should be discussed with their family physicians.

Disease Specific Guidelines and Resources
Drug Information
EBM Search Resources
Textbooks/Nonsystematic Reviews
Patient Resources
Online Journals

Disease Specific Guidelines and Resources


AAP:  ADHD Clinical Practice Guideline 2011
Vanderbilt ADHD Parent Rating Scale
Vanderbilt ADHD Teacher Rating Scale


ACCP Antithrombotic Therapy Guidelines- 9th Edition
AFIB anticoagulation Chest guidelines 2012
Chest guidelines summary
FMC Warfarin Protocol
Periprocedural Anticoagulation
Warfarin Initiation Protocols for Elderly Patients

NAEP Guidelines 2007

AHA 2011 Guidelines for Management of Patients with Unstable Angina/Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Diagnosis of Stable Ischemic Heart Disease 2012 ACC Update
Management of Stable Ischemic Heart Disease 2012 ACC Update

Cancer Screening
Cervical Cancer
NCEP ATP (III) Guidelines
ATP III Update 2004: Implications of Recent Clinical Trials for ATP III Guidelines
AAP Lipid Screening and CV Health in Childhood- 2008
Lipid Therapy Comparison Chart
2013 AHA ACC Guideline on Treatment of Cholesterol

GOLD Guidelines 2014 (Full text)
GOLD Guidelines 2014 (Quick Reference Guide)

AAD Atopic Dermatitis Treatment 2014
Interactive Dermatology Atlas
"Dermeister" Photo Atlas for your PDA

ADA 2015:  Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

Migraine Prevention Guidelines – Neurology 2012
2002 Migraine Headache Guidelines in Annals of Internal Medicine
2000 Migraine Headache Guidelines in Neurology

Heart Failure
Heart Failure Society of America 2010 Guidelines
ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure (2013) - Full Text
ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure (2013) - Executive Summary


Adult Guidelines
   - Table
   - Opportunistic Infections
Pediatric Guidelines
   - Table
   - Opportnistic Infections
Perinatal Guidelines
   - Table

JNC 8 Guidelines 2014
AHA 2007 Treatment of Hypertension in the Prevention and Management of Ischemic Heart Disease
AHA 2011 Hypertension in the Elderly

Children and Adolescents:
Blood Pressure Tables
Fourth Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents


CDC National Immunization Recommendations
Immunization Action Coalition
North Carolina Immunization Information

Infectious Disease Guidelines
IDSA Practice Guidelines


AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults (2013)
Gastric Bypass and Lap Band Diet Instructions


Guide to Choosing Non-Opiod Anagesics for Osteoarthritis 2007

USPSTF Screening Guidelines for Women
Clinician's Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis 2008
ACP Screening Guidelines for Men 2008

Otitis Media

AAFP/AAP Guidelines for Acute Otitis Media 2004

Pre-Operative Risk Assessment

Pre Operative Evaluation Lecture

Renal Failure
Chronic Kidney Guidelines
GFR Calculator

Smoking Cessation
US Smoking Cessation Guidelines - Surgeon General 2008
Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians

CDC STD Treatment Guidelines
HPV Fact Sheet

AHA/ASA Primary Prevention Guidelines 2014
AHA/ASA Primary Prevention Guidelines 2014 Executive Summary
AHA/ASA Secondary Prevention Guidelines 2014

AHA/ASA Secondary Prevention Guidelines 2014 Executive Summary

Other Guideline Resources...
US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)

Drug Information

Dietary Supplements Database
ECU P-CAP Formulary
NC Medicaid Preferred Drug List
Prescriber's Letter
Prescription Assistance Program
The Medical Letter

EBM Search Resources

Laupus Library Electronic Resources
      Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
      Laupus Library Ask-a-Librarian

JFP Online

Textbooks/Nonsystematic Reviews

American Family Physician
MD Consult

Patient Resources

AMA Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding Guide
Child Safety Seat Recommendations
Community Care Plan. Diabetes A1C>7
Community Care Plan. Diabetes A1C<7
Community Care Plan. Diabetes A1C>9
Community Care Plan. Asthma
Community Care Plan. Asthma-Causes
Community Care Plan. Asthma-Peak Flow Meter
Community Care Plan. Asthma-Inhaler
Mental Health Resources - Pitt County (pdf)
Newborn Screening Results To gain access to the NC State Laboratory of Public Health Clinical Lab Results System:

  1. Click the link above to go to the Login page.
  2. Enter 566000403 for "EIN."
  3. Leave "Suffix" blank.
  4. Click on "request new user account."
  5. Fill out information as requested (for newborn screens only).
  6. We will receive an email to approve your account. Once approved, you will receive an email stating that you can start using the account.

Nutrition Therapy, Outpatient - Pitt County (pdf)
Understanding your Lab Tests
Wound Healing Center at UHS