American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Dec 31st, 2017 - Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) with appropriate training and competence are involved in the diagnosis and management of oral and pharyngeal dysphagia. SLPs also recognize causes and signs/symptoms of esophageal dysphagia and make appropriate referrals for its diagnosis and management.
Feb 28th, 2018 - The population of patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) is continuously increasing with more and more patients reaching adulthood. A significant portion of these young adults will suffer from arrhythmias due to the underlying congenital heart defect itself or as a sequela of interventional or surgical treatment.
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
Jan 29th, 2014 - These guidelines are offered to assist hospital systems in evaluating the qualifications of applicants who wish to perform robotic-assisted gynecologic laparoscopy procedures in their facility. In conjunction with The Joint Commission standards for granting hospital privileges , these guidelines should help hospitals to confer and renew privileges for robotic-assisted gynecologic laparoscopy.
American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Jun 23rd, 2018 - A comprehensive procedure list for the radiologist assistant is impractical because clinical activities vary by practice needs and expertise of the radiologist assistant. As radiologist assistants gain more experience, knowledge and clinical competence, the clinical activities for the radiologist assistant may evolve.
Annals of Internal Medicine; Daniel H, Butkus R et. al.
May 11th, 2015 - In this position paper, the American College of Physicians examines the health disparities experienced by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and makes a series of recommendations to achieve equity for LGBT individuals in the health care system. These recommendations include enhancing physician understanding of how to provide culturally and clinically competent care for...
Gastroenterology Kahrilas PJ, Katzka D et. al.
Oct 10th, 2017 - The purpose of this review is to describe a place for per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) among the currently available robust treatments for achalasia. The recommendations outlined in this review are based on expert opinion and on relevant publications from PubMed and EMbase. The Clinical Practice Updates Committee of the American Gastroenterological Association proposes the following recommend...
Gut Beg S, Ragunath K et. al.
Aug 19th, 2017 - This document represents the first position statement produced by the British Society of Gastroenterology and Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, setting out the minimum expected standards in diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. The need for this statement has arisen from the recognition that while technical competence can be rapidly acquired, in...
Nutrition in Clinical Practice : Official Publication of ... Guenter P, Boullata JI et. al.
Jun 16th, 2015 - Parenteral nutrition (PN) provision is complex, as it is a high-alert medication and prone to a variety of potential errors. With changes in clinical practice models and recent federal rulings, the number of PN prescribers may be increasing. Safe prescribing of this therapy requires that competency for prescribers from all disciplines be demonstrated using a standardized process. A standardized...
Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology; Lele AV, Hoefnagel AL et. al.
Feb 8th, 2017 - External ventricular drains and lumbar drains are commonly used to divert cerebrospinal fluid and to measure cerebrospinal fluid pressure. Although commonly encountered in the perioperative setting and critical for the care of neurosurgical patients, there are no guidelines regarding their management in the perioperative period. To address this gap in the literature, The Society for Neuroscienc...
Obstetrics and Gynecology;
Mar 23rd, 2017 - Labor causes severe pain for many women. There is no other circumstance in which it is considered acceptable for an individual to experience untreated severe pain that is amenable to safe intervention while the individual is under a physician's care. Many women desire pain management during labor and delivery, and there are many medical indications for analgesia and anesthesia during labor and ...
Hernia : the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery; Miserez M, Peeters E et. al.
Mar 21st, 2014 - In 2009, the European Hernia Society published the EHS Guidelines for the Treatment of Inguinal Hernia in Adult Patients. The Guidelines contain recommendations for the treatment of inguinal hernia from diagnosis till aftercare. The guidelines expired January 1, 2012. To keep them updated, a revision of the guidelines was planned including new level 1 evidence. The original Oxford Centre for Ev...
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Offici... Moussa ID, Klein LW et. al.
Jul 30th, 2013 - Numerous definitions have been proposed for the diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI) after coronary revascularization. The universal definition for MI designates post procedural biomarker thresholds for defining percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)-related MI (type 4a) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)-related MI (type 5) which are of uncertain prognostic importance. In addition...
Clinical and Experimental Allergy : Journal of the Britis... Mirakian R, Ewan PW et. al.
Jan 8th, 2009 - These guidelines have been prepared by the Standards of Care Committee (SOCC) of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) and are intended for allergists and others with a special interest in allergy. As routine or validated tests are not available for the majority of drugs, considerable experience is required for the investigation of allergic drug reactions and to undert...
Critical Care Medicine; Truog RD, Campbell ML et. al.
Apr 23rd, 2008 - These recommendations have been developed to improve the care of intensive care unit (ICU) patients during the dying process. The recommendations build on those published in 2003 and highlight recent developments in the field from a U.S. perspective. They do not use an evidence grading system because most of the recommendations are based on ethical and legal principles that are not derived from...
Pediatrics , Muse C et. al.
Mar 26th, 2013 - Supplement to the JCIH 2007 position statement: principles and guidelines for early intervention after confirmation that a child is deaf or hard of hearing.|2013| ,Muse C,Harrison J,Yoshinaga-Itano C,Grimes A,|methods,organization & administration,diagnosis,therapy,
Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the Am... Robson ME, Storm CD et. al.
Jan 12th, 2010 - American Society of Clinical Oncology policy statement update: genetic and genomic testing for cancer susceptibility.|2010|Robson ME,Storm CD,Weitzel J,Wollins DS,Offit K,|legislation & jurisprudence,standards,supply & distribution,education,legislation & jurisprudence,standards,diagnosis,genetics,standards,supply & distribution,standards,
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Holmes DR, Mack MJ et. al.
Feb 3rd, 2012 - 2012 ACCF/AATS/SCAI/STS expert consensus document on transcatheter aortic valve replacement.|2012|Holmes DR,Mack MJ,Kaul S,Agnihotri A,Alexander KP,|therapy,standards,standards,standards,methods,standards,standards,standards,standards,standards,
Journal of Pediatric Surgery; Kane TD, Brown MF et. al.
May 12th, 2009 - The use of the laparoscopic approach to perform antireflux procedures has increased dramatically since its introduction in 1991. To date, no prospective randomized studies comparing open surgery to the minimal invasive approach in children have been reported. Many retrospective reviews and case series have demonstrated that laparoscopic antireflux procedures are safe and effective once the lear...
Annals of the American Thoracic Society; McSparron JI, Michaud GC et. al.
Feb 23rd, 2015 - The clinical practice of pulmonary and critical care medicine requires procedural competence in many technical domains, including vascular access, airway management, basic and advanced bronchoscopy, pleural procedures, and critical care ultrasonography. Simulation provides opportunities for standardized training and assessment in procedures without placing patients at undue risk. A growing body...
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Bashore TM, Balter S et. al.
May 11th, 2012 - 2012 American College of Cardiology Foundation/Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions expert consensus document on cardiac catheterization laboratory standards update: A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Expert Consensus documents developed in collaboration with the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Society for Vascular Medicine.|2012|Bashore...