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NGC Guideline Summaries are available in HTML format downloadable to mobile devices – just click the "HTML" link at the top of any summary page.

Information concerning the availability of full-text guidelines and/or companion documents available in mobile versions through the guideline developer is listed in the Companion Documents field in the guideline summary. In addition to the content available on NGC, several guideline developers provide other downloadable resources at their Web sites. The list below is organized alphabetically by guideline developer and provides a brief description of the available resources.

Copyright and other restrictions may apply to the use of these files. Users should thoroughly review all information provided by the guideline developer before using these files.

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

AAD guidelines are available in a mobile-friendly format from the AAD Web site External Web Site Policy.

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

AASLD guidelines are available for download from the APPRISOR Web site External Web Site Policy. The APPRISOR™ Document Viewer and technical support information are available at www.apprisor.com External Web Site Policy.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

AAOS Appropriate Use Criteria are available as a web-based mobile application on traditional Internet browsers and on Apple and Android mobile devices from the AAOS Web site External Web Site Policy.

American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF)

Recommendations from the ACCF/American Heart Association (AHA) clinical practice guidelines are available for Palm or Pocket PC PDA or Smartphone from the ACC Web site External Web Site Policy.

American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)

ACCP guidelines are available for download from the APPRISOR Web site External Web Site Policy. The APPRISOR™ Document Viewer and technical support information are available at www.apprisor.com External Web Site Policy.

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

ACEP clinical policies are available for mobile applications from the ACEP Web site External Web Site Policy.

American College of Physicians (ACP)

ACP's PDA & Mobile Computing Center External Web Site Policy offers a variety of applications, mobile web resources, and mobile documents to support your clinical practice.

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

The 2013 Clinical Practice Recommendations are available for viewing on a Palm or Pocket PC or as an iPhone App from the American Diabetes Association Web site External Web Site Policy.

American Geriatrics Society (AGS)

Mobile apps that aid in providing high-quality health care for older adults are available from the AGS Web site External Web Site Policy.

American Heart Association (AHA)

AHA has made a number of its guidelines, jointly developed with the American College of Cardiology (ACC), available in mobile format. Guidelines may be viewed with the APPRISOR™ Document Viewer for Palm OS, or by the iSilo document reader for Palm OS or Pocket PC. AHA guidelines are available for download from the APPRISOR Web site External Web Site Policy. The APPRISOR™ Document Viewer and technical support information are available at www.apprisor.com External Web Site Policy.

American Society for Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Most ASA guidelines are available in EPUB for eBook devices from the Anesthesiology Journal Web site External Web Site Policy.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • CDC sexually transmitted diseases guidelines 2010 are available in ebook version from the CDC Web site External Web Site Policy.
  • Child and adolescent immunization schedules are available for download mobile devices from the CDC Web site External Web Site Policy.
  • HIV/AIDS guidelines and related resources are available in a mobile-optimized format from the AIDSinfo Web site External Web Site Policy.

Comprehensive Cancer Centre the Netherlands

The Comprehensive Cancer Centre the Netherlands Web site External Web Site Policy makes several of it's guidelines available for download.

European Association of Urology (EAU)

Guidelines are available for download for a variety of handheld devices from the EAU Web site External Web Site Policy.

European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

Download pocket guidelines for Palm, Pocket PC/Windows Mobile, and smartphones from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Web site External Web Site Policy.

Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing

The ConsultGeriRN app is designed to help healthcare professionals with their decision making in providing the best quality care for older adults without needing to leave their side. This mobile reference is available from the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing Web site External Web Site Policy.

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

IDSA practice guidelines are available for mobile devices from the IDSA Web site External Web Site Policy.

Medical Services Commission, British Columbia

Guidelines can be easily viewed from any mobile device, such as iPhone, Android and Blackberry from the British Columbia Ministry of Health Web site External Web Site Policy.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) (U.S.)

NHLBI guidelines are available forPalm OS and PocketPC devices from the NHLBI Web site External Web Site Policy.

Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)

RNAO Nursing Best Practice guidelines are available for PDAs and smartphones on the RNAO Web site External Web Site Policy.

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

The SIGN guideline app for Apple and Android devices is available from the SIGN Web site External Web Site Policy.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)

The Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) External Web Site Policy is an application designed to help primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients.

The ePSS is available both as a web application and a mobile application. The ePSS information is based on the current recommendations of the USPSTF and can be searched by specific patient characteristics, such as age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: May 30, 2014