ACP and the International Guidelines Center have released a new Low Back Pain GUIDELINES Pocketcard, adapted from ACP's guidelines and best practice advice. ... The eGuidelineViewer, the digital version of the GUIDELINES Pocketcard, is available for
The HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) released updated guidelines last week on management of HIV in primary care. ... The guidelines also recommend that patients with HIV infection be vaccinated against
Evidence suggests that the new guidelines and risk calculator potentially overestimate 10-year risk in primary prevention. ... The guideline also aimed to more accurately identify higher-risk patients who will benefit from statin therapy, Dr.
Guidelines on risk assessment, prevention, and treatment of pressure ulcers were issued by ACP this week. ... The guideline on risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers includes 3 recommendations:.
The guidelines emphasize the importance of care coordination and promote the use of an interdisciplinary team. ... to further enhance and strengthen their cultural assessment, treatment, and communication skills,” the guidelines said.
The guideline was issued by The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation. ... Recommendation). The full guideline is available online in the April Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
A guideline on diagnosis and management of stable ischemic heart disease was updated last week by a collaboration of cardiology organizations. ... The guideline writers reviewed the current evidence on chelation for the update and concluded that the
are sponsoring a conference, “Evidence-Based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders (E-GAPPS),” to be held this December. ... The conference will examine how evidence and guidelines shape health care policy and what makes a clinical
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine issued a clinical practice guideline last week on diagnostic testing for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adults. ... ACP's guidelines for diagnosis of OSA were published in Annals of Internal Medicine in 2014 and
Three European societies recently released a clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of hyponatremia. ... The guideline also offered recommendations on what clinicians can do if hyponatremia is corrected too rapidly.