Updated guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease revised the definition and staging of the condition, and an expert offers tips for optimal care. ... To assess symptoms, the guidelines recommend using the modified Medical Research Council
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What happens when a real-life patient doesn't fit current guidelines and the clinical approach is unclear? ... The session, “Annals of Internal Medicine Beyond the Guidelines: To What Target A1c Would You Treat This Patient with Diabetes?”, is a
Here's the scoop on the guidelines for managing blood pressure in patients with kidney diseases. ... As for those long-lost AKI guidelines, they're promised for January now.
QD: News Every Day--AAMC guidelines state 13 skills all residents should have 'day 1'. ... The guidelines describe expected behaviors and provide clinical vignettes demonstrating how new residents ready to be entrusted for performance without direct
While the guideline will undoubtedly be essential for those tasked with establishing and running stewardship programs, it isn't going to be frequently referenced by prescribers. ... Thus the impact of the stewardship guideline will be limited unless
Practice guideline overload. I think I am like many practicing physicians in my “love-hate” relationship with clinical practice guidelines. ... Thanks a lot. A related aspect of guideline overload is the challenge of caring for patients with multiple
Government exercise guidelines. There are a lot of competing recommendations out there about how much exercise people need to stay fit. ... Pregnant women should follow the adult guidelines, though vigorous exercisers should talk to their doctors about
Guidelines should not suppress the physician's thought process. Perhaps a great guideline would define the warning signs (or “red flags”) that should induce more careful thinking. ... I often say the diagnosis is job #1. We need our guidelines to
of trustees member with Guidelines International Network, a group dedicated to strengthening clinical guidelines and guideline development. ... The Guidelines International Network or G-I-N is a global membership of medical experts dedicated to leading,
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