Annals of Internal Medicine; LeFevre ML,
Jul 8th, 2014 - Update of the 2007 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for carotid artery stenosis. The USPSTF commissioned a systematic review to synthesize the evidence on the accuracy of screening tests, externally validated risk-stratification tools, the benefits of treatment of asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis with carotid endarterectomy (CEA) or carotid angioplast...
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Lucas GM, Ross MJ et. al.
Sep 22nd, 2014 - It is important to realize that guidelines cannot always account for individual variation among patients. They are not intended to supplant physician judgment with respect to particular patients or special clinical situations. IDSA considers adherence to these guidelines to be voluntary, with the ultimate determination regarding their application to be made by the physician in the light of each...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Dallas P et. al.
Sep 15th, 2014 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on the nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence (UI) in women. This guideline is based on published English-language literature on nonsurgical management of UI in women from 1990 through December 2013 that was identified using MEDLINE, the Cochrane Library, Scirus...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Kaufman RM, Djulbegovic B et. al.
Nov 10th, 2014 - The AABB (formerly, the American Association of Blood Banks) developed this guideline on appropriate use of platelet transfusion in adult patients. These guidelines are based on a systematic review of randomized, clinical trials and observational studies (1900 to September 2014) that reported clinical outcomes on patients receiving prophylactic or therapeutic platelet transfusions. An expert pa...
JAMA Dermatology; Crowley JJ, Weinberg JM et. al.
Dec 4th, 2014 - Nail psoriasis can be difficult to treat and has a significant effect on quality of life. Relatively few controlled trials evaluating treatments for nail psoriasis have been published. There is an unmet need for treatment recommendations to guide therapeutic decisions. To develop treatment recommendations for nail psoriasis from the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation. A PubMed s...
Gastroenterology Weinberg DS, Smalley W et. al.
Sep 16th, 2014 - American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the pharmacological management of irritable bowel syndrome.|2014|Weinberg DS,Smalley W,Heidelbaugh JJ,Sultan S, ,|diagnosis,drug therapy,etiology,standards,economics,standards,adverse effects,economics,therapeutic use,complications,diagnosis,drug therapy,economics,
Annals of Internal Medicine; LeFevre ML,
Nov 24th, 2014 - New USPSTF recommendation on screening for vitamin D deficiency in adults. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on screening for and treatment of vitamin D deficiency, including the benefits and harms of screening and early treatment. This recommendation applies to community-dwelling, nonpregnant adults aged 18 years or older who are seen in primary care settings and are not known to have signs or ...
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Laine L, Kaltenbach T et. al.
Feb 24th, 2015 - SCENIC international consensus statement on surveillance and management of dysplasia in inflammatory bowel disease.|2015|Laine L,Kaltenbach T,Barkun A,McQuaid KR,Subramanian V,|methods,etiology,pathology,surgery,complications,methods,
Circulation Bhatt AB, Foster E et. al.
Apr 21st, 2015 - Congenital heart disease in the older adult: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.|2015|Bhatt AB,Foster E,Kuehl K,Alpert J,Brabeck S,|diagnosis,etiology,therapy,complications,diagnosis,epidemiology,surgery,etiology,diagnosis,etiology,
Annals of Internal Medicine; Siu AL,
Oct 12th, 2015 - Update of the 2007 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reaffirmation recommendation statement on screening for high blood pressure in adults. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the diagnostic accuracy of different methods for confirming a diagnosis of hypertension after initial screening and the optimal rescreening interval for diagnosing hypertension. This recommendation applies to a...
European Heart Journal; Priori SG, Blomström-Lundqvist C et. al.
Aug 31st, 2015 - 2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death: The Task Force for the Management of Patients with Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Endorsed by: Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC).|2015|Priori SG,Blomström-Lu...
Pediatrics Darrow DH, Greene AK et. al.
Sep 29th, 2015 - Infantile hemangiomas (IHs) are the most common tumors of childhood. Unlike other tumors, they have the unique ability to involute after proliferation, often leading primary care providers to assume they will resolve without intervention or consequence. Unfortunately, a subset of IHs rapidly develop complications, resulting in pain, functional impairment, or permanent disfigurement. As a result...
JAMA , Siu AL et. al.
Mar 4th, 2016 - Update of the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for impaired visual acuity in older adults. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on screening for visual acuity impairment associated with uncorrected refractive error, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration among adults 65 years or older in the primary care setting; the benefits and harms of screening; th...
The American Journal of Psychiatry; Reus VI, Fochtmann LJ et. al.
May 2nd, 2016 - The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline on the Use of Antipsychotics to Treat Agitation or Psychosis in Patients With Dementia.|2016|Reus VI,Fochtmann LJ,Eyler AE,Hilty DM,Horvitz-Lennon M,|administration & dosage,adverse effects,complications,physiopathology,psychology,diagnosis,drug therapy,etiology,diagnosis,drug therapy,etiology,
Endoscopy Spaander MC, Baron TH et. al.
Sep 14th, 2016 - This Guideline is an official statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), endorsed by the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), the European Society of Digestive Endoscopy (ESDO), and the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN). The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) system was adopted t...
Pediatrics Golden NH, Schneider M et. al.
Aug 23rd, 2016 - Obesity and eating disorders (EDs) are both prevalent in adolescents. There are concerns that obesity prevention efforts may lead to the development of an ED. Most adolescents who develop an ED did not have obesity previously, but some teenagers, in an attempt to lose weight, may develop an ED. This clinical report addresses the interaction between obesity prevention and EDs in teenagers, provi...
JAMA , Bibbins-Domingo K et. al.
Dec 20th, 2016 - Genital herpes is a prevalent sexually transmitted infection in the United States, occurring in almost 1 in 6 persons aged 14 to 49 years. Infection is caused by 2 subtypes of the herpes simplex virus (HSV), HSV-1 and HSV-2. Antiviral medications may provide symptomatic relief from outbreaks but do not cure HSV infection. Neonatal herpes infection, while uncommon, can result in substantial morb...
Gut Williams E, Beckingham I et. al.
Jan 26th, 2017 - Common bile duct stones (CBDS) are estimated to be present in 10-20% of individuals with symptomatic gallstones. They can result in a number of health problems, including pain, jaundice, infection and acute pancreatitis. A variety of imaging modalities can be employed to identify the condition, while management of confirmed cases of CBDS may involve endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatograph...
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; , Wani S et. al.
Feb 5th, 2018 - Endoscopic eradication therapy for patients with Barrett's esophagus-associated dysplasia and intramucosal cancer.|2018| ,Wani S,Qumseya B,Sultan S,Agrawal D,|complications,diagnosis,pathology,surgery,etiology,surgery,
CA: a Cancer Journal for Clinicians; Greenlee H, DuPont-Reyes MJ et. al.
Apr 24th, 2017 - Answer questions and earn CME/CNE Patients with breast cancer commonly use complementary and integrative therapies as supportive care during cancer treatment and to manage treatment-related side effects. However, evidence supporting the use of such therapies in the oncology setting is limited. This report provides updated clinical practice guidelines from the Society for Integrative Oncology on...