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The COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel’s Statement on the Use of Tocilizumab for the Treatment of COVID-19
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Tocilizumab is a recombinant humanized anti-interleukin (IL)-6 receptor monoclonal antibody approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of certain rheumatologic disorders and cytokine release syndrome induced by chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T cell) therapy. It is hypothesized that modulating the levels of proinflammatory IL-6 or its effects may reduce the durat...

2017 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Prevention and Treatment of Glucocor...
Lenore Buckley

Aug 29th, 2017 - This guideline provides direction for clinicians and patients making treatment decisions. Clinicians and patients should use a shared decisionmaking process that accounts for patients’ values, preferences, and comorbidities.

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.

American Thyroid Association (ATA) Issues Policy Statement on Minimizing Radiation Exposure ...

Jun 12th, 2012 - The American Thyroid Association today released a policy statement aiming to inform the public and healthcare practitioners about how to minimize risks to the thyroid gland associated with radiation exposure from diagnostic medical and dental radiography. Radiation exposure to the thyroid among both children and adults is currently the strongest known risk factor for thyroid cancer.

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Cardiovascular Disease Modeling and Precision Medicine: A...
Kiran Musunuru

Jan 11th, 2018 - Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) offer an unprece-dented opportunity to study human physiology and disease at the cellular level. They also have the potential to be leveraged in the practice of precision medicine, for example, personalized drug testing.

An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Exercise-induced Bronchoc...
Jonathan P. Parsons

Apr 30th, 2013 - Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) describes acute airway narrowing that occurs as a result of exercise. A substantial proportion of patients with asthma experience exercise-induced respiratory symptoms.

An Official American Thoracic Society Proceedings: Work-related Asthma and Airway Diseases
Susan M. Tarlo, Jean-Luc Malo

Jul 31st, 2013 - Work-related asthma is a common occupational lung disease. The scope of the Fourth Jack Pepys Workshop that was held in May 2010 went beyond asthma to include discussion of other occupational airway diseases, in particular occupationally related chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and bronchiolitis.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Moderate Sedation and Analgesia
Green, K.

Dec 31st, 2008 - Moderate Sedation and Analgesia medications are frequently administered by Imaging Nurses. Moderate Sedation and Analgesia is defined as a drug‐induced depression of consciousness during which patients respond purposefully to verbal commands, either alone or accompanied by light tactile stimulation.

Distinguishing Monitored Anesthesia Care (“MAC”) From Moderate Sedation/Analgesia (Consciou...
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Oct 16th, 2018 - Moderate Sedation/Analgesia (Conscious Sedation, hereinafter known as Moderate Sedation) is a physician service recognized in the CPT procedural coding system. During Moderate Sedation, a physician supervises or personally administers sedative and/or analgesic medications that can allay patient anxiety and control pain during a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure.

International consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of food protein–induced ...
Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn

Mar 31st, 2017 - These are the first international evidence-based guidelines to improve the diagnosis and management of patients with FPIES.

American Society of Hematology 2018 guidelines for management of venous thromboembolism: hep...
Cuker, A.

Nov 26th, 2018 - Background: Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is an adverse drug reaction mediated by platelet-activating antibodies that target complexes of platelet factor 4 and heparin. Patients are at markedly increased risk of thromboembolism.

Paul J. Hesketh

Sep 30th, 2017 - Key updates include the addition of olanzapine to antiemetic regimens for adults who receive high-emetic-risk antineoplastic agents or who experience breakthrough nausea and vomiting, a recommendation to administer dexamethasone on day 1 only for adults who receive anthracycline and cyclophosphamide chemotherapy, and the addition of a neurokinin 1 receptor antagonist for adults who receive carb.

Consensus Recommendations on Initiating Prescription Therapies for Opioid-Induced Constipation
Argoff, C.,et al

Nov 30th, 2015 - Aims of this consensus panel were to determine (1) an optimal symptom-based method for assessing opioid-induced constipation in clinical practice and (2) a threshold of symptom severity to prompt consideration of prescription therapy. A multidisciplinary panel of 10 experts with extensive knowledge/experience with opioid-associated adverse events convened to discuss the literature on assessment.

Fertility Preservation in Patients with Cancer
Kutluk Oktay

Jun 30th, 2018 - Health care providers should initiate the discussion on the possibility of infertility with patients with cancer treated during their reproductive years or with parents/guardians of children as early as possible. Providers should be prepared to discuss fertility preservation options and/or to refer all potential patients to appropriate reproductive specialists.

Expert Consensus for Multimodality Imaging Evaluation of Adult Patients during and after Can...
Juan Carlos Plana

Aug 31st, 2014 - Cardiac dysfunction resulting from exposure to cancer therapeutics was first recognized in the 1960s, with the widespread introduction of anthracyclines into the oncologic therapeutic armamentarium. Heart failure (HF) associated with anthracyclines was then recognized as an important side effect.

Guideline for the Treatment of Breakthrough and the Prevention of Refractory Chemotherapy‐In...

Mar 8th, 2016 - This clinical practice guideline provides an approach to the treatment of breakthrough chemotherapy‐induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) and the prevention of refractory CINV in children. It was developed by an international, interprofessional panel and is based on systematic literature reviews.

NCCN Guidelines Insights: Antiemesis, Version 2.2017
Berger, M.,et al

Jun 30th, 2017 - The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Antiemesis address all aspects of management for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. These NCCN Guidelines Insights focus on recent updates to the NCCN Guidelines for Antiemesis, specifically those regarding carboplatin, granisetron, and olanzapine.

Guidelines for sedation and anesthesia in GI endoscopy
Dayna S. Early

Jan 2nd, 2018 - Sedation is a drug-induced depression in the level of consciousness. The clinical objectives of administering sedation for GI endoscopy are to relieve patient anxiety and discomfort, improve the outcome of the examination, and diminish the patient’s memory of the event.

Practice Parameters for the Clinical Evaluation and Treatment of Circadian Rhythm Sleep Diso...
Timothy I. Morgenthaler

Sep 30th, 2015 - The expanding science of circadian rhythm biology and a growing literature in human clinical research on circadian rhythm sleep disorders (CRSDs) prompted the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) to convene a task force of experts to write a review of this important topic. Due to the extensive nature of the disorders covered, the review was written in two sections.

Introduction to the Revised American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Position Pa...
William M. Lee

Feb 29th, 2012 - Acute liver failure (ALF) is a rare condition in which rapid deterioration of liver function results in altered mentation and coagulopathy in individuals without known pre-existing liver disease. U.