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Screening for hepatitis B virus infection in nonpregnant adolescents and adults: U.S. P...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M14-1018
Annals of Internal Medicine; LeFevre ML,

May 27th, 2014 - Update of the 2004 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the benefits and harms of antiviral treatment, the benefits of education or behavior change counseling, and the association between improvements in intermediate and clinical outcomes after antiviral therapy. This recommendation ap...

Screening for thyroid dysfunction: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation s...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M15-0483
Annals of Internal Medicine; LeFevre ML,

Mar 23rd, 2015 - Update of the 2004 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for thyroid disease. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for subclinical and "overt" thyroid dysfunction without clinically obvious symptoms, as well as the effects of treatment on intermediate and final health outcomes. This recommendation applies to nonpregnant, asym...

2013 ACC/AHA guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2013.11.002
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Stone NJ, Robinson JG et. al.

Nov 18th, 2013 - 2013 ACC/AHA guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in adults: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.|2013|Stone NJ,Robinson JG,Lichtenstein AH,Bairey Merz CN,Blum CB,|organization & administration,organization & administration,blood,blood,blood,prevention & control,thera...

Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE Disease: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2015.11.026
Chest Kearon C, Akl EA et. al.

Feb 12th, 2016 - We update recommendations on 12 topics that were in the 9th edition of these guidelines, and address 3 new topics. We generate strong (Grade 1) and weak (Grade 2) recommendations based on high- (Grade A), moderate- (Grade B), and low- (Grade C) quality evidence. For VTE and no cancer, as long-term anticoagulant therapy, we suggest dabigatran (Grade 2B), rivaroxaban (Grade 2B), apixaban (Grade 2...

Hematuria as a Marker of Occult Urinary Tract Cancer: Advice for High-Value Care From t...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M15-1496
Annals of Internal Medicine; Nielsen M, Qaseem A et. al.

Jan 26th, 2016 - The presence of blood in the urine, or hematuria, is a common finding in clinical practice and can sometimes be a sign of occult cancer. This article describes the clinical epidemiology of hematuria and the current state of practice and science in this context and provides suggestions for clinicians evaluating patients with hematuria. A narrative review of available clinical guidelines and othe...

Pharmacologic Approaches to Glycemic Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: Synopsis of the 2020...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-2470
Annals of Internal Medicine; Doyle-Delgado K, Chamberlain JJ et. al.

Aug 31st, 2020 - The American Diabetes Association (ADA) updates the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes annually to provide clinicians, patients, researchers, payers, and other interested parties with evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and management of diabetes. To develop the 2020 Standards, the ADA Professional Practice Committee, comprising physicians, adult and pediatric endocrinologists, ...

Testosterone Therapy in Men With Hypogonadism: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice G...
https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2018-00229
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Bhasin S, Brito JP et. al.

Mar 21st, 2018 - To update the "Testosterone Therapy in Men With Androgen Deficiency Syndromes" guideline published in 2010. The participants include an Endocrine Society-appointed task force of 10 medical content experts and a clinical practice guideline methodologist. This evidence-based guideline was developed using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation approach to describe ...

Risk Assessment for Cardiovascular Disease With Nontraditional Risk Factors: US Prevent...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.8359
JAMA , Curry SJ et. al.

Jul 12th, 2018 - Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common cause of death among adults in the United States. Treatment to prevent CVD events by modifying risk factors is currently informed by the Framingham Risk Score, the Pooled Cohort Equations, or similar CVD risk assessment models. If current CVD risk assessment models could be improved by adding more risk factors, treatment might be better targeted, ...

Oxygen therapy for acutely ill medical patients: a clinical practice guideline.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4169
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Siemieniuk RAC, Chu DK et. al.

Oct 25th, 2018 - Oxygen therapy for acutely ill medical patients: a clinical practice guideline.|2018|Siemieniuk RAC,Chu DK,Kim LH,Güell-Rous MR,Alhazzani W,|blood,economics,therapy,blood,economics,methods,blood,economics,therapy,

Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: US Preventive Serv...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.22980
JAMA , Krist AH et. al.

Dec 15th, 2020 - An estimated 862 000 persons in the US are living with chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV). Persons born in regions with a prevalence of HBV infection of 2% or greater, such as countries in Africa and Asia, the Pacific Islands, and parts of South America, often become infected at birth and account for up to 95% of newly reported chronic infections in the US. Other high-prevalence pop...

2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Managemen...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.11.003
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Grundy SM, Stone NJ et. al.

Nov 13th, 2018 - 2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.|2018|Grundy SM,Stone NJ,Bailey AL,Beam C,Birtcher KK,|pharmacology,blood,methods,standards,prevention & control,psychology,pharmacology,pharmacology,blood,diagnosis,epi...

Addendum guidelines for the prevention of peanut allergy in the United States: Report o...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5226648
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology; Togias A, Cooper SF et. al.

Jan 9th, 2017 - Food allergy is an important public health problem because it affects children and adults, can be severe and even life-threatening, and may be increasing in prevalence. Beginning in 2008, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, working with other organizations and advocacy groups, led the development of the first clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of food al...

Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women: US Preventive ...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.3326
JAMA , Curry SJ et. al.

Apr 16th, 2019 - Elevated blood lead levels in children are associated with neurologic effects such as behavioral and learning problems, lower IQ, hyperactivity, hearing problems, and impaired growth. In pregnant women, lead exposure can impair organ systems such as the hematopoietic, hepatic, renal, and nervous systems, and increase the risk of preeclampsia and adverse perinatal outcomes. Many of the adverse h...

Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment and Prevention of HIV Infection in Adults: 2020 Reco...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.17025
JAMA Saag MS, Gandhi RT et. al.

Oct 14th, 2020 - Data on the use of antiretroviral drugs, including new drugs and formulations, for the treatment and prevention of HIV infection continue to guide optimal practices. To evaluate new data and incorporate them into current recommendations for initiating HIV therapy, monitoring individuals starting on therapy, changing regimens, preventing HIV infection for those at risk, and special consideration...

ACG Clinical Guideline: Hereditary Hemochromatosis.
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000000315
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Kowdley KV, Brown KE et. al.

Jul 24th, 2019 - Hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) is one of the most common genetic disorders among persons of northern European descent. There have been recent advances in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of HH. The availability of molecular diagnostic testing for HH has made possible confirmation of the diagnosis for most patients. Several genotype-phenotype correlation studies have clarified the diffe...

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-017-4683-6
Intensive Care Medicine; Rhodes A, Evans LE et. al.

Jan 19th, 2017 - To provide an update to "Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2012". A consensus committee of 55 international experts representing 25 international organizations was convened. Nominal groups were assembled at key international meetings (for those committee members attending the conference). A formal conflict-of-interest (COI) policy was developed at t...

Oral Pharmacologic Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Clinical Practice Guideline...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M16-1860
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Barry MJ et. al.

Jan 5th, 2017 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults. This guideline serves as an update to the 2012 ACP guideline on the same topic. This guideline is endorsed by the American Academy of Family Physicians. This guideline is based on a systematic review of rando...

British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines on the diagnosis and management of patie...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6709778
Gut Banks M, Graham D et. al.

Jul 6th, 2019 - Gastric adenocarcinoma carries a poor prognosis, in part due to the late stage of diagnosis. Risk factors include Helicobacter pylori infection, family history of gastric cancer-in particular, hereditary diffuse gastric cancer and pernicious anaemia. The stages in the progression to cancer include chronic gastritis, gastric atrophy (GA), gastric intestinal metaplasia (GIM) and dysplasia. The ke...

Screening for Prostate Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.3710
JAMA , Grossman DC et. al.

May 25th, 2018 - In the United States, the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer is approximately 13%, and the lifetime risk of dying of prostate cancer is 2.5%. The median age of death from prostate cancer is 80 years. Many men with prostate cancer never experience symptoms and, without screening, would never know they have the disease. African American men and men with a family history of pros...

Diagnosis and Detection of Sarcoidosis. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7159433
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Crouser ED, Maier LA et. al.

Apr 15th, 2020 - Background: The diagnosis of sarcoidosis is not standardized but is based on three major criteria: a compatible clinical presentation, finding nonnecrotizing granulomatous inflammation in one or more tissue samples, and the exclusion of alternative causes of granulomatous disease. There are no universally accepted measures to determine if each diagnostic criterion has been satisfied; therefore,...