ACP and the International Guidelines Center have released a new Low Back Pain GUIDELINES Pocketcard™, adapted from ACP's guidelines and best practice advice.
14 Jun 2011
Fewer than half of patients discussed their tinnitus with a physician, and of those that had, medications were discussed most frequently.
2 Aug 2016
This week's quiz asks readers to determine the most appropriate treatment for a 42-year-old man with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who is experiencing dyspnea.
12 Apr 2022
Among other recommendations, clinicians should conduct an initial comprehensive pain assessment, which should consist of an interview exploring factors related to pain, cancer treatment history, comorbid conditions, psychosocial and psychiatric history, and prior pain treatments, and then screen for pain at each encounter.
2 Aug 2016
Clinicians should weigh ischemic risks and bleeding risks before adding a P2Y12 inhibitor to aspirin monotherapy or prolonging dual antiplatelet therapy, among other recommendations.
5 Apr 2016
Prescription, over-the-counter and complementary treatments for migraine prevention were evaluated in two new guideline updates from the American Academy of Neurology.
1 May 2012
Among the recommendations, physicians should obtain a detailed clinical exposure history from all people with diarrhea, including when there is a similar history in other patients, and patients who have fever or bloody diarrhea should be evaluated for enteropathogens that may respond to antimicrobial agents.
24 Oct 2017
Evidence is fueling new guidelines suggesting internists treat most cases of uncomplicated diverticulitis in an outpatient setting, without antibiotics.
1 Apr 2022
Among other recommendations, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers, or an angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitor, along with a beta-blocker and an aldosterone antagonist, is the new recommended therapy to reduce morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic symptomatic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
24 May 2016
Among other recommendations, guideline developers should make all possible efforts to not include members with direct financial or relevant indirect conflicts of interest.
6 Oct 2015