Given that most patients with low back pain improve over time regardless of treatment, clinicians and patients should select nonpharmacologic options such as superficial heat, massage, acupuncture, or spinal manipulation, the guideline states.
14 Feb 2017
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 May 2022
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation released a new clinical guideline last week on allergic rhinitis.
10 Feb 2015
ACP released a new clinical practice guideline this week on screening, monitoring and treatment of stage 1 to 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD).
22 Oct 2013
A clinical guideline on diagnosing and treating tinnitus was released last week by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
7 Oct 2014
Differing statin guidelines are fairly concordant on use of the drugs in adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD), a study found.
25 Nov 2014
The NIH offered guidance on prioritization when monoclonal antibodies can't be given to all eligible patients. Two studies looked at patients with persistent COVID-19 symptoms, and other research confirmed the safety and effectiveness of the vaccines, even with the delta variant.
14 Sep 2021
Cardiology experts released new guidelines on perioperative care of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery last week.
5 Aug 2014
New evidence-based guidelines on the management of sickle cell disease were released last week by a group of experts convened by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
16 Sep 2014
A guideline on diagnosis and management of stable ischemic heart disease was updated last week by a collaboration of cardiology organizations.
5 Aug 2014