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Analysis notes that CKD guidelines may lead to overdiagnosis, overtreatment

The current definition of chronic kidney disease (CKD) based on estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) has led to one in eight people being labeled as having the condition, compared to the actual treatment rate of one person for every 3,000 to 5,000 for end-stage renal disease (ESRD), a recent analysis found.
6 Aug 2013

IDSA diabetic foot infection guideline covers diagnosis and treatment

A new clinical practice guideline from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) provides detailed instruction on diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot infections.
5 Jun 2012

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up evaluation for colon cancer

A 69-year-old woman undergoes follow-up evaluation for stage III colon cancer, which was resected 2 years ago. She is asymptomatic and takes no medications. Following a physical exam and surveillance CT scan that reveals two lesions in the right lobe of the liver, what is the most appropriate treatment?
25 Jan 2022

Guidelines define an adjunctive role for weight loss and other prescription medications in obesity management

Knowledgeable prescribing of weight loss medications, and choosing other necessary prescription medications with favorable weight profiles, can aid in the prevention and management of obesity and can be useful for patients who have been unsuccessful with diet and exercise alone, according to a clinical practice guideline.
27 Jan 2015

Hypothyroidism guidelines recommend case-finding testing, treatments, when to consult an endocrinologist

New guidelines on managing hypothyroidism in adults have been issued by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American Thyroid Association.
18 Sep 2012

New guidelines released on lupus nephritis

The American College of Rheumatology released new guidelines last week on the screening, treatment and management of lupus nephritis, the first to specifically cover this topic.
15 May 2012

Postpolypectomy risk stratification guidelines from the U.S. and U.K. compared

Guidelines used in the United Kingdom to stratify postpolypectomy patients may more accurately predict risk of advanced colorectal neoplasia than current U.S. guidelines, a study found.
18 Dec 2012

Patients with provoked VTE often on anticoagulation longer than recommended

Three variables were associated with receiving anticoagulation for longer than three months after a provoked venous thromboembolism (VTE): direct oral anticoagulant use, history of VTE, and history of myocardial infarction.
1 Nov 2022

Obesity prevalence varies significantly among Asian American subgroups

Overall, Asian Americans had a 11.7% obesity prevalence, but rates varied from as high as 16.8% in Filipino Americans and 15.3% in Japanese Americans to 6.5% in Chinese Americans and 6.3% in Vietnamese Americans.
4 Oct 2022

Guideline provides clinical recommendations for treating hypersomnolence disorders

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine guideline provides recommendations for clinicians choosing prescription drugs to treat disorders such as narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia, and hypersomnolence secondary to other conditions.
10 Aug 2021

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