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American Academy of Neurology

The American Academy of Neurology represents more than 30,000 physicians, researchers and other health care professionals who specialize in neurology and neuroscience. AAN’s mission is to promote the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care.

American Academy of Otolaryngology

The American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck.

Infectious Diseases Society of America

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA clinical practice guidelines are based on sound scientific evidence for diverse diseases, conditions and interventions.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) comprise recommendations on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of malignancies across the continuum of care.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. AAOS has developed Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines to serve as educational tools based on an assessment of the current scientific and clinical information and accepted approaches to treatment.

Wound Healing Society

The Wound Healing Society is a non-profit organization composed of clinical and basic scientists. The guidelines listed here have been written and approved by the Wound Healing Society.