AHRQ--Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Advancing Excellence in Health Care

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Every minute with your patients counts. Maximize your time and effectiveness with reliable tools from AHRQ that support evidence-based medicine.

Evidence-Based Resources

AHRQ’s Effective Health Care (EHC) Program provides free research summaries that support clinicians in the practice of evidence-based medicine. The summaries are concise, unbiased, and practical, providing reliable comparisons on the benefits and risks of treatments for many chronic conditions.

Click the links below to review the effectiveness and risks of different treatments for the following health conditions:

For Your Patients

The EHC program also offers educational materials for consumers through the Treatment Options: Explore. Compare. Prepare. initiative. Plain-language summaries help patients and caregivers compare the benefits and risks of treatments for many common health problems.
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