Clinical Reference

Links to resources helpful for clinical care and quality improvement. Resources are for information only; NASS does not endorse any information provided.

NASS Resources



Other Resources


AHRQ Effective Healthcare Program Research Summaries Reviews & Reports and EPC Evidence-Based Reports

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Research & Quality

American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinical Quality and Research

National Guidelines Clearinghouse
An initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NGC mission is to provide physicians and other health professionals, health care providers, health plans, integrated delivery systems, purchasers, and others an accessible mechanism for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation, and use.​

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse
An initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is a database and Web site for information on specific evidence-based health care quality measures and measure sets. NQMC is sponsored by AHRQ to promote widespread access to quality measures by the health care community and other interested individuals. Also hosts the HHS Measure Inventory.

PubMed
PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Spine

Spine Deformity
The Official Journal of the Scoliosis Research Society

The Spine Journal