Pauline M. Camacho
Aug 31st, 2016 - Osteoporosis is a growing major public health problem with impacts on quality and quantity of life that cross medical, social, and economic lines. These guidelines were developed by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) with hopes of reducing the risk of osteoporosis-related fractures and thereby maintaining the quality of life for people with osteoporosis.
American Family Physician;
Aug 14th, 2016 - Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease that affects many systems, including the skin, musculoskeletal, renal, neuropsychiatric, hematologic, cardiovascular, pulmonary, and reproductive systems. Family physicians should be familiar with the manifestations of lupus to aid in early diagnosis, monitoring patients with mild disease, recognizing warning signs that require referral to a...
Feb 28th, 2016 - The following is a summary of the recommendations of the AAOS Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Jan 31st, 2016 - This article addresses AACP recommendations for the treatment of VTE disease.
Jan 31st, 2016 - Ulceration of the foot in diabetes is a common complication, can be disabling, and frequently leads to amputation of the leg. The lifetime risk for foot ulcers in people with diabetes has been estimated to be 15% to 25%.
Muscular Dystrophy Association (USA)
Dec 31st, 2015 - In 2013, MDA launched the U. S.
Dec 7th, 2015 - The risk of death from venous thromboembolism (VTE) is high in intensive care unit patients with neurological diagnoses. This is due to an increased risk of venous stasis secondary to paralysis as well as an increased prevalence of underlying pathologies that cause endothelial activation and create an increased risk of embolus formation.
Dec 3rd, 2015 - The following is a summary of the recommendations of the AAOS Clinical Practice Guideline on the Surgical Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee.
Oct 10th, 2015 - Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Plexxikon Inc., a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to its investigational oral CSF-1R inhibitor pexidartinib (formerly PLX3397) for the treatment of tenosynovial giant cell tumor (TGCT) where surgical removal of the tumor would be associated with potentially ...
Elie F. Berbari
Sep 14th, 2015 - Native vertebral osteomyelitis (NVO) in adults is often the result of hematogenous seeding of the adjacent disc space from a distant focus, as the disc is avascular [1, 2]. The diagnosis of NVO can often be delayed several months and may initially be misdiagnosed and mismanaged as a degenerative process [3, 4].
Feb 28th, 2015 - Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) continues to grow in global prevalence and consumes an increasing amount of resources in the United States health care system. Overall rates of intervention for PAD have been rising steadily in recent years.
Gary H. Lyman
Feb 1st, 2015 - To provide current recommendations about the prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with cancer.
Frederick R. Singer
Nov 30th, 2014 - We recommend that plain radiographs be obtained of the pertinent regions of the skeleton in patients with suspected Paget's disease. If the diagnosis is confirmed, we suggest that a radionucleotide bone scan be done to determine the extent of the disease.
Daniel J. Culkin
Sep 30th, 2014 - A common scenario in urologic practice is that of a 55-year-old male who comes to you after his primary care physician informed him about his serially rising serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) that is now 5. 8 ng/mL.
Sep 30th, 2014 - The Clinician’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis was developed by an expert committee of the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) in collaboration with a multispecialty council of medical experts in the field of bone health convened by NOF. Readers are urged to consult current prescribing information on any drug, device, or procedure discussed in this publication.
Sep 30th, 2014 - Prevention and management of osteoporosis in women begins with lifestyle approaches, such as eating a balanced diet, adequate calcium and vitamin D, appropriate exercise, avoiding cigarette smoke and excessive alcohol consumption, and preventing falls. For postmenopausal women at low risk of osteoporotic fracture, lifestyle approaches may be all that is needed.
Jul 22nd, 2014 - Objective: To develop recommendations for the evaluation, diagnosis, prognostication, and treatment of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) from a systematic review and analysis of the evidence.
Rogers, E. et. al.
Apr 4th, 2014 - Opioid medications are considered key therapeutic interventions in the management of both acute pain and cancer-related pain among patients of all ages; however, their role in treating patients with chronic noncancer pain remains controversial. While the debate about the appropriate role of opioids in the treatment of chronic pain continues, the fact remains that many clinicians prescribe opioi...
D. Scott Kreiner
Dec 31st, 2013 - The objective of the North American Spine Society (NASS) Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Disc Herniation with Radiculopathy is to provide evidence-based recommendations to address key clinical questions surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation with radiculopathy. The guideline is intended to reflect contemporary treatment concepts for sympto.
May 17th, 2013 - This summary of the AAOS clinical practice guideline, “Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee” contains a list of the evidence based treatment recommendations and includes only less invasive alternatives to knee replacement.