An observational study found that patients often continued to be screened for cervical, breast, and colorectal cancer after passing guideline-recommended age thresholds.
17 Aug 2021
The guideline included a strong recommendation against the use of warfarin, among other medications.
21 Jul 2015
Of 558,322 new heart failure patients, 34.8% received coronary artery disease (CAD) testing and 9.3% received revascularization within 90 days, which fell below expectations set by current guidelines, according to authors of a study of U.S. administrative claims data.
1 Mar 2022
Among the recommendations is one stating that low-dose CT screening should not be performed in individuals who have accumulated fewer than 30 pack-years of smoking or who are younger than age 55 years or older than age 77 years, or who have quit smoking more than 15 years ago, and do not have a high risk of having/developing lung cancer based on clinical risk prediction calculators.
30 Jan 2018
Rescuers should perform chest compressions at a rate of 100 to 120 per minute and at a depth of at least 2 inches or 5 cm for an average adult.
27 Oct 2015
An evidence-based guideline from the American College of Chest Physicians and Canadian Thoracic Society offers recommendations on preventing exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
14 Apr 2015
Among other recommendations, the guideline panel recommended a treat-to-target approach rather than a nontargeted approach in patients with early symptomatic RA and those with established RA, regardless of disease activity.
24 Nov 2015
A 30-year-old woman is seen in follow-up. She was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus 12 years ago. She was treated for lupus nephritis, which is now quiescent. What health risk assessment should be performed now?
5 Apr 2022
New ACIP Adult Immunization Schedule recommends changes to herpes zoster, pneumococcal, hepatitis B vaccines
The guidelines from the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) also include information on COVID-19 vaccines, stressing that it is safe to co-administer them with other vaccines.
22 Feb 2022
The overall goal of the guideline is to provide clinicians with the tools needed to successfully diagnose and treat patients with supraventricular tachycardia other than atrial fibrillation.
29 Sep 2015