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Cystic Fibrosis Colorectal Cancer Screening Consensus Recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2017.12.012
Gastroenterology Hadjiliadis D, Khoruts A et. al.

Dec 31st, 2017 - Improved therapy has substantially increased survival of persons with cystic fibrosis (CF). But the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) in adults with CF is 5-10 times greater compared to the general population, and 25-30 times greater in CF patients after an organ transplantation. To address this risk, the CF Foundation convened a multi-stakeholder task force to develop CRC screening recommendatio...

Cancer Progress Report 2017 Contents: Cancer in 2017: AACR Guideline
http://cancerprogressreport.org/Pages/cpr17-cancer-in-2017.aspx
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

Nov 30th, 2017 - Describes epidemiology of cancer, current state of cancer research, disparities in progress, challenges, and costs.

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6107316
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Aug 24th, 2018 - This report updates the 2017-18 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines in the United States (MMWR Recomm Rep 2017;66[No. RR-2]). Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months who do not have contraindications. A licensed, recommended, and age-appropriate vaccine should be us...

Prevention of Pertussis, Tetanus, and Diphtheria with Vaccines in the United States: Re...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5919600
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Liang JL, Tiwari T et. al.

Apr 27th, 2018 - This report compiles and summarizes all recommendations from CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding prevention and control of tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis in the United States. As a comprehensive summary of previously published recommendations, this report does not contain any new recommendations and replaces all previously published reports and policy notes; ...

Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vacc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991811
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Jun 7th, 2018 - Intranasally administered live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) was initially licensed in the United States in 2003 as a trivalent formulation (LAIV3) (FluMist, MedImmune, LLC). Quadrivalent live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV4) (FluMist Quadrivalent, MedImmune) has been licensed in the United States since 2012 and was first available during the 2013-14 influenza season, replacing LAIV3....

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5837399
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ et. al.

Aug 25th, 2017 - This report updates the 2016-17 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines (MMWR Recomm Rep 2016;65[No. RR-5]). Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months who do not have contraindications. A licensed, recommended, and age-appropriate vaccine should be used.For the 2017-18 se...

2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients with Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coron...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2014.09.017
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Amsterdam EA, Wenger NK et. al.

Sep 27th, 2014 - 2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients with Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.|2014|Amsterdam EA,Wenger NK,Brindis RG,Casey DE,Ganiats TG,|classification,diagnosis,epidemiology,therapy,

Secondary prevention after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a scientific statement...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000182
Circulation Kulik A, Ruel M et. al.

Feb 13th, 2015 - Secondary prevention after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.|2015|Kulik A,Ruel M,Jneid H,Ferguson TB,Hiratzka LF,|epidemiology,prevention & control,surgery,methods,

Guidelines for the Management of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage: A Guideline for ...
https://doi.org/10.1161/STR.0000000000000069
Stroke Hemphill JC, Greenberg SM et. al.

May 29th, 2015 - The aim of this guideline is to present current and comprehensive recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. A formal literature search of PubMed was performed through the end of August 2013. The writing committee met by teleconference to discuss narrative text and recommendations. Recommendations follow the American Heart Association/American Strok...

Congenital heart disease in the older adult: a scientific statement from the American H...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000204
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,

Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: A Gui...
https://doi.org/10.1161/STR.0000000000000070
Stroke Thompson BG, Brown RD et. al.

Jun 19th, 2015 - The aim of this updated statement is to provide comprehensive and evidence-based recommendations for management of patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Writing group members used systematic literature reviews from January 1977 up to June 2014. They also reviewed contemporary published evidence-based guidelines, personal files, and published expert opinion to summarize existing evide...

Screening for high blood pressure in adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recomm...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M15-2223
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...

ACG Clinical Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Barrett's Esophagus.
https://doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2015.322
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Shaheen NJ, Falk GW et. al.

Nov 3rd, 2015 - Barrett's esophagus (BE) is among the most common conditions encountered by the gastroenterologist. In this document, the American College of Gastroenterology updates its guidance for the best practices in caring for these patients. These guidelines continue to endorse screening of high-risk patients for BE; however, routine screening is limited to men with reflux symptoms and multiple other ri...

Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: US Preventive Services Task Force ...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.2638
JAMA , Siu AL et. al.

Apr 5th, 2016 - About 14% of US adults aged 40 to 79 years have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and it is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Persons with severe COPD are often unable to participate in normal physical activity due to deterioration of lung function. To update the 2008 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for COPD in asymptomatic...

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the ...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.3332
JAMA Lin JS, Piper MA et. al.

Jun 15th, 2016 - Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. To systematically review the effectiveness, diagnostic accuracy, and harms of screening for CRC. Searches of MEDLINE, PubMed, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials for relevant studies published from January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2014, with surveillance through February ...

Screening for Syphilis Infection in Nonpregnant Adults and Adolescents: US Preventive S...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.5824
JAMA , Bibbins-Domingo K et. al.

Jun 8th, 2016 - In 2014, 19,999 cases of syphilis were reported in the United States. Left untreated, syphilis can progress to late-stage disease in about 15% of persons who are infected. Late-stage syphilis can lead to development of inflammatory lesions throughout the body, which can lead to cardiovascular or organ dysfunction. Syphilis infection also increases the risk for acquiring or transmitting HIV infe...

Lack of Evidence Linking Calcium With or Without Vitamin D Supplementation to Cardiovas...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M16-1743
Annals of Internal Medicine; Kopecky SL, Bauer DC et. al.

Oct 24th, 2016 - Calcium is the dominant mineral present in bone and a shortfall nutrient in the American diet. Supplements have been recommended for persons who do not consume adequate calcium from their diet as a standard strategy for the prevention of osteoporosis and related fractures. Whether calcium with or without vitamin D supplementation is beneficial or detrimental to vascular health is not known. The...

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Congenital Toxoplasmosis in the United States.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-3860
Pediatrics Maldonado YA, Read JS et. al.

Jan 31st, 2017 - Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Congenital Toxoplasmosis in the United States.|2017|Maldonado YA,Read JS, ,|therapeutic use,prevention & control,methods,standards,diagnosis,epidemiology,therapy,methods,standards,diagnosis,epidemiology,therapy,transmission,epidemiology,

Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection: US Preventive Services Task Force Rec...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.16776
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...

Care of the Adolescent After an Acute Sexual Assault.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-4243
Pediatrics Crawford-Jakubiak JE, Alderman EM et. al.

Feb 28th, 2017 - Sexual violence is a broad term that encompasses a wide range of sexual victimizations. Since the American Academy of Pediatrics published its last policy statement on sexual assault in 2008, additional information and data have emerged about sexual violence affecting adolescents and the treatment and management of the adolescent who has been a victim of sexual assault. This report provides new...