A new clinical practice guideline on how to prescribe oral antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV infection was issued by the CDC last week.
20 May 2014
Three European societies recently released a clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of hyponatremia.
11 Mar 2014
Guidelines issued on preventing stroke in patients with previous stroke and transient ischemic attack
The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association have released new guidelines on preventing stroke in patients who have survived an ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).
13 May 2014
Updated guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease revised the definition and staging of the condition, and an expert offers tips for optimal care.
1 Jun 2018
The FDA gave an emergency use authorization (EUA) to tocilizumab for inpatients, the NIH revised dosing recommendations on monoclonal antibodies for outpatients, and government experts said myocarditis is extremely rare with the vaccines, among other recent COVID-19 news.
29 Jun 2021
There was a 25-fold variation in the proportion of U.S. hospitals that adhered to guidelines about prescribing high-dose aspirin at discharge, with some hospitals discharging fewer than 10% of patients on high-dose aspirin and other hospitals discharging 100% of patients on the regimen, a study found.
19 Aug 2014
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently released an updated guideline that increased the recommended length of tamoxifen therapy in women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.
3 Jun 2014
A new guideline for managing nonvalvular atrial fibrillation recommends using a more comprehensive risk calculator, diminishing aspirin's role, adding 3 new anticoagulants to treatment options, and increasing use of radiofrequency ablation.
1 Apr 2014
Dietary guidelines favoring high consumption of polyunsaturated fats and low consumption of saturated fats to reduce coronary risk are not supported by the available evidence, a recent meta-analysis found.
18 Mar 2014
The HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) released updated guidelines last week on management of HIV in primary care.
19 Nov 2013