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AUA Guidelines 2020: Microhematuria

(UroToday.com) The guidelines for microhematuria were formulated by a multidisciplinary panel with representations from the American Urological Association (AUA), Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), as well as Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) patient advocate. The guidelines w...

Guidance for Industry: Levothyroxine Sodium Tablets — In Vivo Pharmacokinetic and Bioavailability Studies and In Vitro Dissolution Testing

Screening for Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse, and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults: U...
JAMA , Curry SJ et. al.

Oct 25th, 2018 - Intimate partner violence (IPV) and abuse of older or vulnerable adults are common in the United States but often remain undetected. In addition to the immediate effects of IPV, such as injury and death, there are other health consequences, many with long-term effects, including development of mental health conditions such as depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, substan...

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Screening

May 31st, 2014 - Abdominal aortic aneurysms are typically defined by an aortic diameter of 3. 0 cm or larger.

2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of ...
Grundy, S.,et al

Nov 9th, 2018 - The recommendations listed in the present guideline are, whenever possible, evidence based. An initial extensive evidence review, which included literature derived from research involving human subjects, published in English, and indexed in MEDLINE (through PubMed), EMBASE, the Cochrane Library, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and other selected databases relevant to the present.

2018 EHRA expert consensus statement on lead extraction: recommendations on definitions, end...
Bongiorni, M.

Jun 30th, 2018 - The number of cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) implantations has increased over recent years as a result of population growth, increasing life expectancy, adoption of guidelines, and better access to healthcare. Transvenous lead extraction (TLE), as a part of an overall lead management strategy, has also been increasing, not only as a consequence of this growth, but also because of.

American Cancer Society prostate cancer survivorship care guidelines
Skolarus, T.

Jun 30th, 2014 - Prostate cancer survivors approach 2. 8 million in number and represent 1 in 5 of all cancer survivors in the United States.

A joint ERS/ATS policy statement: what constitutes an adverse health effect of air pollution...
George D. Thurston

Sep 4th, 2016 - The American Thoracic Society has previously published statements on what constitutes an adverse effect on health of air pollution in 1985 and 2000. We set out to update and broaden these past statements that focused primarily on effects on the respiratory system.

American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines & Statements

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association publish medical guidelines and scientific statements on various cardiovascular disease and stroke topics. AHA/ASA volunteer scientists and healthcare professionals write the statements.

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.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Acute Chest Pain—Suspected Pulmonary Embolism
Kirsch, J.

Apr 30th, 2017 - Pulmonary embolism (PE) remains a common and important clinical condition that cannot be accurately diagnosed on the basis of signs, symptoms, and history alone. The diagnosis of PE has been facilitated by technical advancements and multidetector CT pulmonary angiography, which is the major diagnostic modality currently used.

AAPM Medical Physics Practice Guideline 2.a: Commissioning and quality assurance of X?ray?ba...
Jonas D. Fontenot

Jan 5th, 2014 - Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), in its many forms, is an important tool in improving the effectiveness of clinical radiation oncology. IGRT involves the use of patient images to localize and reposition the patient or delivery system prior to treatment to ensure that the therapeutic beam is correctly directed toward the target.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Cranial Neuropathy
Policeni, B.

Oct 31st, 2017 - Evaluation of cranial neuropathy can be complex given the different pathway of each cranial nerve as well as the associated anatomic landmarks. Radiological evaluation requires imaging of the entire course of the nerve from its nucleus to the end organ.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria ® Chronic Chest Pain—High Probability of Coronary Artery Disease
Akers, S.

Apr 30th, 2017 - In patients with chronic chest pain in the setting of high probability of coronary artery disease (CAD), imaging has major and diverse roles. First, imaging is valuable in determining and documenting the presence, extent, and severity of myocardial ischemia, hibernation, scarring, and/or the presence, site, and severity of obstructive coronary lesions.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria ® Stage I Breast Cancer: Initial Workup and Surveillance for Lo...
Moy, L.

Apr 30th, 2017 - Women and health care professionals generally prefer intensive follow-up after a diagnosis of breast cancer. However, there are no survival differences between women who obtain intensive surveillance with imaging and laboratory studies compared with women who only undergo testing because of the development of symptoms or findings on clinical examinations.

An American Thoracic Society/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Workshop Report: Addr...
Juan C. Celedón

Apr 30th, 2017 - Health disparities related to race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status persist and are commonly encountered by practitioners of pediatric and adult pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine in the United States. To address such disparities and thus progress toward equality in respiratory health, the American Thoracic Society and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute convened a works.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Plexopathy
Bykowski, J.

Apr 30th, 2017 - MRI without and with contrast is the most accurate imaging method to determine whether a process is intrinsic or extrinsic to a nerve of the brachial or lumbosacral plexus. However, there are no Current Procedural Terminology codes to correspond to imaging studies of the brachial or lumbar plexus discretely.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Pulsatile Abdominal Mass Suspected Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Reis, S.

Apr 30th, 2017 - Clinical palpation of a pulsating abdominal mass alerts the clinician to the presence of a possible abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Imaging studies are important in diagnosing and categorizing the extent of the aneurysm and may aid in treatment planning.

Alcoholic Liver Disease
Robert S. O’Shea, Srinivasan Dasarathy et. al.

Dec 31st, 2009 - Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) encompasses a spectrum of injury, ranging from simple steatosis to frank cirrhosis. It may well represent the oldest form of liver injury known to humankind.

Acute Pain Medicine in the United States: A Status Report
Tighe, P.,et al

Aug 31st, 2015 - Consensus indicates that a comprehensive, multimodal, holistic approach is foundational to the practice of acute pain medicine (APM), but lack of uniform, evidence-based clinical pathways leads to undesirable variability throughout U. S.