Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols by The Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Committee (GPAC) are designed to provide practical and easy-to-follow advice to general practitioners and specialists for effective patient care. The guidelines are based on scientific evidence, and are modified for circumstances in British Columbia.
The following guidelines have been updated:
- · Viral Hepatitis Testing
- · Osteoporosis – Diagnosis and Treatment
- · Rheumatoid Arthritis – Diagnosis and Management
The following two guidelines have been removed:
Colorectal cancer, detection
Colorectal cancer, follow-up after resection
- the new guidelines on Colorectal Cancer are expected in February 2013
BC Guidelines launches mobile website
In November 2012, BC Guidelines launched a mobile version of their website. Now all BC Guidelines can be easily viewed from any mobile device, such as iPhone, Android and Blackberry. At this time, the BC Guidelines iPhone App will no longer be supported or updated. To receive up-to-date BC Guidelines information simply access www.bcguidelines.ca via your mobile device’s browser.