Sep 9th, 2021 - This technical report accompanies the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics for the routine use of the influenza vaccine and antiviral medications in the prevention and treatment of influenza in children during the 2021-2022 season. Influenza vaccination is an important intervention to protect vulnerable populations and reduce the burden of respiratory illnesses during circulati...
World Journal of Emergency Surgery : WJES; Coccolini F, Improta M et. al.
Aug 11th, 2021 - Immunocompromised patients are a heterogeneous and diffuse category frequently presenting to the emergency department with acute surgical diseases. Diagnosis and treatment in immunocompromised patients are often complex and must be multidisciplinary. Misdiagnosis of an acute surgical disease may be followed by increased morbidity and mortality. Delayed diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseas...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Malaisrie SC, Szeto WY et. al.
Jun 12th, 2021 - 2021 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery expert consensus document: Surgical treatment of acute type A aortic dissection.|2021|Malaisrie SC,Szeto WY,Halas M,Girardi LN,Coselli JS,|therapeutic use,diagnostic imaging,mortality,surgery,diagnostic imaging,mortality,surgery,therapeutic use,etiology,standards,adverse effects,mortality,standards,
Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD; Chiodini I, Gaudio A et. al.
Jun 2nd, 2021 - Bone fragility is increasingly recognized as a relevant complication of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and diabetic patients with fragility fractures have higher mortality rates than non diabetic individuals or diabetic patients without fractures. However, current diagnostic approaches for fracture risk stratification, such as bone mineral density measurement or the use of risk assessment algorithms, la...
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Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Chun JY, Bharadwaz A et. al.
May 22nd, 2021 - This CIRSE Standards of Practice document is developed by an expert writing group under the guidance of the CIRSE Standards of Practice Committee. It aims to assist Interventional Radiologists in their daily practice by providing best practices for conducting meetings on morbidity and mortality.
The Lancet. Oncology; Biganzoli L, Battisti NML et. al.
May 18th, 2021 - Breast cancer is increasingly prevalent in older adults and is a substantial part of routine oncology practice. However, management of breast cancer in this population is challenging because the disease is highly heterogeneous and there is insufficient evidence specific to older adults. Decision making should not be driven by age alone but should involve geriatric assessments plus careful consi...
Clinical & Translational Oncology : Official Publication ... Escobar Álvarez Y, de Las Peñas Bataller R et. al.
Mar 27th, 2021 - Anaemia is defined by the presence of haemoglobin (Hb) levels < 13 g/dL in men and 12 g/dL in women. Up to 39% of cancer patients present it at the time of diagnosis and up to 40% have iron deficiency. Anaemia causes fatigue, functional deterioration and a reduction in the quality of life; it has also been associated with a poorer response to anti-tumour treatment and lower survival. Basic diag...
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Rokosh RS, Starnes BW et. al.
Feb 7th, 2021 - Society for Vascular Surgery implementation of clinical practice guidelines for patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm: Repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.|2021|Rokosh RS,Starnes BW,Chaikof EL,|diagnostic imaging,mortality,surgery,diagnostic imaging,mortality,surgery,adverse effects,mortality,standards,adverse effects,mortality,standards,standards,
Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the Am... Chen YP, Ismaila N et. al.
Jan 7th, 2021 - The aim of this joint guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations to practicing physicians and other healthcare providers on definitive-intent chemoradiotherapy for patients with stage II-IVA nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). The Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO) and ASCO convened an expert panel of radiation oncology, medical oncology, surgery, and advocacy representatives. ...
Cancer Letters; Jiang T, Nam DH et. al.
Nov 10th, 2020 - To follow the revision of the fourth edition of WHO classification and the recent progress on the management of diffuse gliomas, the joint guideline committee of Chinese Glioma Cooperative Group (CGCG), Society for Neuro-Oncology of China (SNO-China) and Chinese Brain Cancer Association (CBCA) updated the clinical practice guideline. It provides recommendations for diagnostic and management dec...
The Journal of Urology; Lowrance WT, Breau RH et. al.
Sep 23rd, 2020 - The summary presented herein represents Part II of the two-part series dedicated to Advanced Prostate Cancer: AUA/ASTRO/SUO Guideline discussing prognostic and treatment recommendations for patients with castration-resistant disease. Please refer to Part I for discussion of the management of patients with biochemical recurrence without metastatic disease after exhaustion of local treatment opti...
The Journal of Urology; Lowrance WT, Breau RH et. al.
Sep 23rd, 2020 - The summary presented herein represents Part I of the two-part series dedicated to Advanced Prostate Cancer: AUA/ASTRO/SUO Guideline discussing prognostic and treatment recommendations for patients with biochemical recurrence without metastatic disease after exhaustion of local treatment options as well as those with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. Please refer to Part II for disc...
Forensic Science International; Finegan O, Abboud D et. al.
Sep 12th, 2020 - Based on its forensic capacity and experience gained worldwide from the management of the dead in emergencies, including epidemics, the International Committee of the Red Cross has been asked by the authorities and other relevant stakeholders in some of its operational contexts to advise on the planning, preparation and management of cemeteries during COVID19. The management of the dead process...
Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis : JTH; Thachil J, Juffermans NP et. al.
Sep 4th, 2020 - Hypercoagulability is an increasingly recognized complication of SARS-CoV-2 infection. As such, anticoagulation has become part and parcel of comprehensive COVID-19 management. However, several uncertainties exist in this area, including the appropriate type and dose of heparin. In addition, special patient populations, including those with high body mass index and renal impairment, require spe...
JAMA Paul JD, Cifu AS
Aug 12th, 2020 - Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism.|2020|Paul JD,Cifu AS,|administration & dosage,administration & dosage,standards,diagnosis,mortality,therapy,standards,standards,standards,adverse effects,methods,mortality,standards,complications,therapy,
Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases : NMCD; Lapolla A, Amaro F et. al.
Aug 11th, 2020 - Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious medical emergency once considered typical of type 1 diabetes (T1DM), but now reported to occur in type 2 and GDM patients as well. DKA can cause severe complications and even prove fatal. The aim of our study was to review recent international and national guidelines on diagnosis, clinical presentation and treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis, to provide p...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Rochwerg B, Agarwal A et. al.
Aug 1st, 2020 - What is the role of remdesivir in the treatment of severe covid-19? This guideline was triggered by the ACTT-1 trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine on 22 May 2020. Remdesivir has received worldwide attention as a potentially effective treatment for severe covid-19. After rapid market approval in the US, remdesivir is already being used in clinical practice. The guideline panel...
Annals of Hepatology; Piñero F, Tanno M et. al.
Jul 1st, 2020 - The A.A.E.E.H has developed this guideline for the best care of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) from Argentina. It was done from May 2018 to March 2020. Specific clinical research questions were systematically searched. The quality of evidence and level of recommendations were organized according to GRADE. HCC surveillance is strongly recommended with abdominal ultrasound (US) ever...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); McCormack T, Harrisingh MC et. al.
May 21st, 2020 - Venous thromboembolism in adults: summary of updated NICE guidance on diagnosis, management, and thrombophilia testing.|2020|McCormack T,Harrisingh MC,Horner D,Bewley S, ,|therapeutic use,standards,therapeutic use,drug therapy,epidemiology,therapeutic use,analysis,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,methods,drug therapy,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,therapeutic use,organization & administration,b...
The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology; Davis GG, Cadwallader AB et. al.
May 15th, 2020 - The National Association of Medical Examiners convened an expert panel to update the association's evidence-based recommendations for investigating and certifying deaths associated with opioids and other misused substances to improve death certificate and mortality data for public health surveillance. The recommendations are as follows:1. Autopsy provides the best information on a decedent's me...