Professional Resources

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Guidelines

AHCPR clinical practice guidelines.

American Heart Association Scientific Statements
Search through the American Heart Association scientific statements relating to
cardiovascular disease.

Cardio village
Published by UVA, this site includes tutorials, imagery, literature, case studies, board reviews, disease states, clinical summaries, medical commentary, and more.

Consensus Statement on Physical Activity and CV Health
NIH consensus statement on physical activity and heart disease with an on-line exam for CME.

Guidelines for Asthma
National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Report: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma.

Guidelines for Diabetes Management
Resource page of Diabetes Management Guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA), American Diabetes Association (ADA), American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), and others 

Guidelines for Blood Pressure Management
JNC 8 guidelines for the treatment of hypertensive patients.
Hypertension Management Thresholds

Guidelines on Overweight and Obesity
New NHLBI guidelines for treatment of overweight and obese patients.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

National Cholesterol Education Program
Guidelines for lipid detection, evaluation and treatment from the Adult Treatment Panel II of National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes for Health.

National Institutes of Health
News, information, and resources from NIH.

Information about how managed care organizations are being measured.

A medical journal devoted to CHF.

Search any medical topic for abstracts of current research.

Medical news, search engine with full-text articles, journal club forum, self-assessment challenges, CME resources, MedPulse e-mail newsletter. Requires registration but worth it.