Patient Information Guides
BC Guidelines are the clinical practice guidelines published by the Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Committee. BC Guidelines provide recommendations to B.C.'s health care practitioners on delivering high quality, appropriate care to patients with specific clinical conditions or diseases.
These patient information guides are written for patients to explain the recommendations as set out in the BC Guidelines.
Patient information guides are available on the following BC Guidelines health topics:
Disclaimer The Clinical Practice Guidelines (the "Guidelines") have been developed by the Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Committee on behalf of the Medical Services Commission. The Guidelines are intended to give an understanding of a clinical problem and outline one or more preferred approaches to the investigation and management of the problem. The Guidelines are not intended as a substitute for the advice or professional judgment of a health care professional, nor are they intended to be the only approach to the management of clinical problems. We cannot respond to patients or patient advocates requesting advice on issues related to medical conditions. If you need medical advice, please contact a health care professional.