Guidelines & Policies
Best Practice Statements
Best Practice Statements are consensus-based documents derived from a qualitative review of the literature. Best Practice Statements provide evidence-based guidance that reflects the principles of the urology profession. While literature is reviewed, no data analysis is performed.
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White Papers/Other AUA Clinical Guidance Documents
The AUA provides additional information in the form of reviews and white papers stating the AUA's position or philosophy on particular topics.
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AUA Policy Statements
AUA policy statements are developed by experts in the field of urology based on a review of the currently available literature and touch on a wide variety of urologic topics.
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AUA Position Statements
The AUA maintains official position statements, which may complement AUA Guidelines and Best Practice Statements; however, these should not be confused with these documents.
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Who We Are
It is through the Guidelines Department
that the AUA produces and disseminates Clinical Practice Guidelines and Best Practice Statements in addition to facilitating the review and approval of guidelines developed by outside organizations.
Please check back frequently for Webinars and additional patient products associated with newly published guidelines.