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Guidelines for the Acute Treatment of Cerebral Edema in Neurocritical Care Patients

Acute treatment of cerebral edema and elevated intracranial pressure is a common issue in patients with neurological injury. Practical recommendations regarding selection and monitoring of therapies for initial management of cerebral edema for optimal efficacy and safety are generally lacking. This guideline evaluates the role of hyperosmolar agents (mannitol, HTS), corticosteroids, and selecte...

Use of Adjuvant Bisphosphonates and Other Bone-Modifying Agents in Breast Cancer: A Cancer Care Ontario and American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline

Antiemetics: ASCO Guideline Update
Journal of Clinical Oncology;

Jul 12th, 2020 - To update the guideline to include new anticancer agents, antiemetics, and antiemetic regimens and to provide recommendations on the use of dexamethasone as a prophylactic antiemetic in patients receiving checkpoint inhibitors (CPIs).

Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2017 - 2018.

Sep 5th, 2017 - This statement updates the recommendations for routine use of the seasonal influenza vaccine and antiviral medications for the prevention and treatment of influenza in children. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends annual seasonal influenza immunization for everyone 6 months and older, including children and adolescents. Highlights for the upcoming 2017-2018 season include the followin...

AACE Nutrition Guidelines Task Force

Sep 30th, 2003 - This report will discuss alternative care medicine, introduce DS/N and define their nature, present a strategy for discussing DS/N with patients, provide a list of resources to peruse for further education, and review specific DS/N in detail based on levels of scientific substantiation. These guidelines differ from other extensive reviews on the topic by focusing on hormonal and metabolic agent.

A Guide to Utilization of the Microbiology Laboratory for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: ...
J Michael Miller

Aug 30th, 2018 - The critical nature of the microbiology laboratory in infectious disease diagnosis calls for a close, positive working relationship between the physician/advanced practice provider and the microbiologists who provide enormous value to the healthcare team. This document, developed by experts in laboratory and adult and pediatric clinical medicine, provides information on which tests are valuable.

ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Ev...
Whelton P

May 14th, 2018 - The present guideline is intended to be a resource for the clinical and public health practice communities. It is designed to be comprehensive but succinct and practical in providing guidance for prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high BP.

American Society of Hematology 2018 Guidelines for management of venous thromboembolism: tre...
Monagle, P.

Nov 26th, 2018 - Background: Despite an increasing incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in pediatric patients in tertiary care settings, relatively few pediatric physicians have experience with antithrombotic interventions. Objective: These guidelines of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), based on the best available evidence, are intended to support patients, clinicians, and other health care profes.

American Society of Hematology/American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guide...
J. Douglas Rizzo

Nov 5th, 2010 - For patients undergoing myelosuppressive chemotherapy who have a hemoglobin (Hb) level less than 10 g/dL, the Update Committee recommends that clinicians discuss potential harms (eg, thromboembolism, shorter survival) and benefits (eg, decreased transfusions) of ESAs and compare these with potential harms (eg, serious infections, immune-mediated adverse reactions) and benefits (eg, rapid Hb imp.

AACE Hypertension Task Force

Mar 31st, 2006 - It is now widely appreciated that the identification and lifelong treatment of hypertension are critical to successful risk reduction in CVD. Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, however, clearly demonstrate that treatment and control rates of hypertension have not improved substantially during the past 2 decades, despite a progressively growing and powerful armamenta.

An update on the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer consensus statement on tumor immunother...
Sullivan, R.

May 29th, 2018 - Cancer immunotherapy has been firmly established as a standard of care for patients with advanced and metastatic melanoma. Therapeutic outcomes in clinical trials have resulted in the approval of 11 new drugs and/or combination regimens for patients with melanoma.

Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Michael S. Cookson

Nov 30th, 2018 - As a direct result of the significant increase in multiple FDA-approved therapeutic agents for use in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), clinicians are challenged with a multitude of treatment options and potential sequencing of these agents that, consequently, make clinical decision-making more complex. To assist in clinical decision-making, six index patient.

American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Pharmacological Manageme...
Weinberg DS

Oct 31st, 2014 - This document presents the official recommendations of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) on the use of pharmacological agents for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in adults. IBS is complex and encompasses several subgroups, including patients with constipation-predominant symptoms (IBS-C) and those with diarrhea-predominant symptoms (IBS-D).

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgery
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)

Jan 31st, 2013 - These guidelines were developed jointly by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Surgical Infection Society (SIS), and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). This work represents an update to the previously published ASHP Therapeutic Guidelines on Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgery, as well as guide.

Chronic Cough Related to Acute Viral Bronchiolitis in Children
Chang, A.

Aug 30th, 2018 - Acute bronchiolitis is common in young children, and some children develop chronic cough after their bronchiolitis. We thus undertook systematic reviews based on key questions (KQs) using the PICO (Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome) format.

Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Adults and Adolescents Living with HIV
Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council

Oct 27th, 2018 - Antiretroviral therapy (ART) for the treatment of HIV infection has improved steadily since the advent of potent combination therapy in 1996. ART has dramatically reduced HIV-associated morbidity and mortality and has transformed HIV infection into a manageable chronic condition.

Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection
Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council

Dec 13th, 2018 - The Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection (Pediatric Guidelines) address the use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for children living with HIV, including adolescents with sexual maturity rating (SMR, formerly Tanner staging) I to III (the guidelines developed by the Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents are suitable for the care and ma.

Guidelines on second-and third-line medicines and type of insulin for the control of blood g...

Apr 29th, 2018 - The new guidelines provide public health guidance on pharmacological agents for managing hyperglycaemia in type 1 and type 2 diabetes for use in primary health-care in low-resource settings. These guidelines update the recommendations for managing hyperglycaemia in the WHO Package of Essential NCD Interventions (WHO PEN) for primary care in low-resources settings, reviewing several newer oral a.

2011 American College of Rheumatology recommendations for the treatment of juvenile idiopath...
Beukelman, T.,et al

Mar 31st, 2011 - INTRODUCTION Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is defined by the International League of Associations for Rheumatology (ILAR) as arthritis of unknown etiology that begins before the sixteenth birthday and persists for at least 6 weeks with other known conditions excluded (1). JIA is one of the more common chronic diseases of childhood, with a prevalence of approximately 1 per 1,000 (2,3).

2015 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Management of Adult Patients With Supraventricular Tachyc...
Richard L. Page

Mar 31st, 2016 - The purpose of this joint ACC/AHA/HRS document is to provide a contemporary guideline for the management of adults with all types of SVT other than atrial fibrillation (AF).