Annals of Internal Medicine; Moyer VA,
Mar 25th, 2014 - Update of the 2003 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for dementia. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the benefits, harms, and sensitivity and specificity of screening instruments for cognitive impairment in older adults and the benefits and harms of commonly used treatment and management options for older adults with mild cognitive impairment or early de...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Humphrey LL et. al.
Jun 30th, 2014 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on the utility of screening pelvic examination for the detection of pathology in asymptomatic, nonpregnant, adult women. This guideline is based on a systematic review of the published literature in the English language from 1946 through January 2014 identified using ME...
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; Harris AM, Hicks LA et. al.
Jan 19th, 2016 - Acute respiratory tract infection (ARTI) is the most common reason for antibiotic prescription in adults. Antibiotics are often inappropriately prescribed for patients with ARTI. This article presents best practices for antibiotic use in healthy adults (those without chronic lung disease or immunocompromising conditions) presenting with ARTI. A narrative literature review of evidence about appr...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Sawaya GF, Kulasingam S et. al.
Apr 30th, 2015 - The purpose of this best practice advice article is to describe the indications for screening for cervical cancer in asymptomatic, average-risk women aged 21 years or older. The evidence reviewed in this work is a distillation of relevant publications (including systematic reviews) used to support current guidelines. Clinicians should not screen average-risk women younger than 21 years for cerv...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Choudhry NK, Denberg TD et. al.
Nov 25th, 2015 - The discrepancy between health care spending and achieved outcomes in the United States has fueled efforts to identify and address situations where unnecessarily expensive therapies are used when less costly, equally effective options are available. The underuse of generic medications is an important example. A literature review was conducted to answer 5 questions about generic medications: 1) ...
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...
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...
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,
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Siemieniuk RAC, Lytvyn L et. al.
Sep 12th, 2017 - Antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women living with HIV: a clinical practice guideline.|2017|Siemieniuk RAC,Lytvyn L,Mah Ming J,Mullen RM,Anam F,|therapeutic use,drug therapy,economics,psychology,prevention & control,drug therapy,psychology,
Journal of Pharmacy Practice; Heinrich LS, Tokumaru S et. al.
Jun 16th, 2011 - Administration of β-lactam antibiotics by extended infusion optimizes the pharmacodynamic properties and bactericidal activity of these agents resulting in a potential improvement in patient outcomes and reduction in drug expenditure. Consequently, a pharmacist-led piperacillin-tazobactam extended 4-hour infusion guideline was implemented hospital-wide at a 500-bed academic medical center. Each...
Journal of Hypertension; Parati G, Stergiou G et. al.
Jun 2nd, 2014 - Given the increasing use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in both clinical practice and hypertension research, a group of scientists, participating in the European Society of Hypertension Working Group on blood pressure monitoring and cardiovascular variability, in year 2013 published a comprehensive position paper dealing with all aspects of the technique, based on the available ...
Pain Physician; Trescot AM, Helm S et. al.
Jun 16th, 2008 - Opioid abuse has continued to increase at an alarming rate since our last opioid guidelines were published in 2005. Available evidence suggests a continued wide variance in the use of opioids, as documented by different medical specialties, medical boards, advocacy groups, and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The objectives of opioid guidelines by the American Society of Interventional Pain...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Moyer VA,
May 23rd, 2013 - Update of the 2005 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation statement on screening for HIV. The USPSTF reviewed new evidence on the effectiveness of treatments in HIV-infected persons with CD4 counts greater than 0.200 × 109 cells/L; effects of screening, counseling, and antiretroviral therapy (ART) use on risky behaviors and HIV transmission risk; and long-term cardiovascula...
Hernia : the Journal of Hernias and Abdominal Wall Surgery; Miserez M, Peeters E et. al.
Mar 21st, 2014 - In 2009, the European Hernia Society published the EHS Guidelines for the Treatment of Inguinal Hernia in Adult Patients. The Guidelines contain recommendations for the treatment of inguinal hernia from diagnosis till aftercare. The guidelines expired January 1, 2012. To keep them updated, a revision of the guidelines was planned including new level 1 evidence. The original Oxford Centre for Ev...
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics; Mayberry JF, Lobo A et. al.
Nov 15th, 2012 - The guideline offers best practice advice on the care of adults, children and young people with Crohn's disease. To provide clinically effective and cost-effective evidence-based recommendations to guide clinical practice in a clinical guideline commissioned by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). A systematic review of the evidence including critical appraisal, met...
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Halpern SD, Becker D et. al.
Oct 1st, 2014 - The high costs of health care in the United States and other developed nations are attributable, in part, to overuse of tests, treatments, and procedures that provide little to no benefit for patients. To improve the quality of care while also combating this problem of cost, the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation developed the Choosing Wisely Campaign, tasking professional societies...
Neuromodulation : Journal of the International Neuromodul... Deer TR, Mekhail N et. al.
Aug 12th, 2014 - The Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) of the International Neuromodulation Society (INS) evaluated evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of neurostimulation to treat chronic pain, chronic critical limb ischemia, and refractory angina and recommended appropriate clinical applications. The NACC used literature reviews, expert opinion, clinical experience, and individ...
Fertility and Sterility;
Apr 1st, 2013 - Gestational carriers have a right to be fully informed of the risks of the surrogacy process and of pregnancy, should receive psychological evaluation and counseling, and should have independent legal counsel.
Fertility and Sterility; ,
Dec 26th, 2011 - As in vitro fertilization implantation rates have improved, the practice of transfering multiple embryos must be evaluated. The purpose of this document is to reassess the literature on elective single-embryo transfer, to provide guidance for patient selection, and to discuss barriers to utilization.