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CHEST Clinical Pulmonary Guidelines

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 Framework for Addressing Multimorbidity in Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pulmonary Dise...
Kevin C. Wilson

Mar 2nd, 2016 - Coexistence of multiple chronic conditions (i. e.

AMDA White Papers and Resolution & Position Statements

All resolutions, policy papers, and position statements are submitted for consideration and endorsement by the House of Delegates.

Diagnosis and Management of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Jan 31st, 2010 - This guideline has been approved by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and represents the position of the Association. These recommendations provide a data‐supported approach.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis (Revised 2014)
Paul G. Matz

Jan 28th, 2013 - The objective of the North American Spine Society (NASS) Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis is to provide evidence-based recommendations to address key clinical questions surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis. The guideline is intended to update the original guideline on this topic, published in.

Assessment and Palliative Management of Dyspnea Crisis
Richard A. Mularski

Sep 30th, 2013 - In 2009, the American Thoracic Society (ATS) funded an assembly project, Palliative Management of Dyspnea Crisis, to focus on identification, management, and optimal resource utilization for effective palliation of acute episodes of dyspnea. We conducted a comprehensive search of the medical literature and evaluated available evidence from systematic evidence-based reviews (SEBRs) using a modif.

Guidelines for the Management of Hiatal Hernia
Geoffrey P. Kohn

Mar 31st, 2013 - The guidelines for the management of hiatal hernia are a series of systematically developed statements to assist physicians’ and patients’ decisions about the appropriate use of laparoscopic surgery for hiatal hernia. The statements included in this guideline are the product of a systematic review of published literature on the topic, and the recommendations are explicitly linked to the support.

Clinical Practice Guideline for Diagnostic Testing for Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Ame...
Vishesh K. Kapur

Mar 14th, 2017 - The diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) was previously addressed in two American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) guidelines, the “Practice Parameters for the Indications for Polysomnography and Related Procedures: An Update for 2005” and “Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Unattended Portable Monitors in the Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adult Patients (2007). ”1,2 The AASM com.

EANO–ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients wi...
Le Rhun, E.

Jul 12th, 2017 - These EANO–ESMO joint recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of leptomeningeal metastasis (LM) from solid cancers represent the first European guideline initiative on this topic. LM is defined as the spread of tumour cells within the leptomeninges and the subarachnoid space, is synonymous with ‘neoplastic meningitis’ and can be further denoted by primary tumour as leptomeningeal carcin.

Inpatient Glycemic Control
Amir Qaseem

May 22nd, 2013 - Hyperglycemia is associated with poor outcomes in hospitalized medical and surgical patients. Although some early evidence showed benefits of intensive insulin therapy (IIT), recent evidence does not show a consistent benefit and even shows harm associated with the use of IIT.

Guidelines for the Use of Electrophysiological Monitoring for Surgery of the Human Spinal Co...
Hadley, M.

Sep 26th, 2017 - Electrophysiological monitoring techniques allow the assessment of spinal cord sensory pathways (SSEPs), motor pathways (MEPs), and spinal root function (electromyographic potentials). Recording of these parameters after spinal cord injury or during spinal column or spinal cord operative procedures (IOM) has the potential to evaluate the integrity of the sensory and motor pathways and spinal ro.

ESMO Consensus Conference on malignant lymphoma: general perspectives and recommendations fo...
Buske, C.

Nov 28th, 2017 - The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) consensus conference on mature B cell lymphomas and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) was held on 20 June 2015 in Lugano, Switzerland, and included a multidisciplinary panel of 25 leading experts. The aim of the conference was to develop recommendations on critical subjects difficult to consider in detail in the ESMO Clinical Practice Guideline.

2017 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Ant...
Writing Committee

Nov 30th, 2017 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) develops a number of policy documents to provide members with guidance on clinical topics. Although clinical practice guidelines remain the primary mechanism for offering evidence-based recommendations, such guidelines may contain gaps in how to make clinical decisions, particularly when equipoise is present in a topic.

Cystic fibrosis population carrier screening: 2004 revision of American College of Medical G...
Watson, M.

Aug 31st, 2004 - In April 2001, the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Carrier Screening Working Group recommended a panel of mutations and variants that should be tested to determine carrier status within the CFTR gene as a part of population screening programs. 1,2 This was initially done in response to the recommendations of an NIH CF Consensus Conference that CF carrier screenin.

Diagnosis, Staging, and Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: 2018 Practice Guidance by th...

Jul 31st, 2018 - This guidance provides a data‐supported approach to the diagnosis, staging, and treatment of patients diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). A guidance document is different from a guideline.

Guidelines for the Minimally Invasive Treatment of Adrenal Pathology
Stefanidis Dimitrios

Jan 31st, 2013 - The guidelines for the minimally invasive surgical treatment of adrenal pathology are a series of systematically developed statements to educate and guide the surgeon (and patient) in the appropriate use of minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of adrenal disease. It addresses the indications, risks, benefits, outcomes, alternatives, and controversies of the procedures used in specifi.

Initial Diagnostic Work-Up of Acute Leukemia: ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline Endorsement o...
de Haas, V.

Dec 2nd, 2018 - The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH) developed an evidence-based guideline on the initial diagnostic work-up of acute leukemia (AL). Because of the relevance of this topic to the ASCO membership, ASCO reviewed the guideline and applied a set of procedures and policies for endorsing clinical practice guidelines that have been developed by other.

Guidelines for the Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Achalasia
Dimitrios Stefanidis,

Apr 30th, 2011 - The guidelines for the surgical treatment of esophageal achalasia are a series of systematically developed statements to assist surgeon (and patient) decisions about the appropriate use of minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of achalasia in specific clinical circumstances. It addresses the indications, risks, benefits, outcomes, alternatives, and controversies of the procedures used.

Joint Practice Guideline for Sterile Technique during Vascular and Interventional Radiology ...
Chan, D.

Dec 11th, 2012 - There is a need for current formal recommendations in the interventional radiology (IR) literature concerning the use of sterile technique during IR procedures. This is particularly important given the increasing incidence of antibiotic resistance, complications from nosocomial infection, cost of health care, and emphasis on quality of care.