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American College of Rheumatology Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination in Patients With Rhe...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8426685
Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.); Curtis JR, Johnson SR et. al.

Aug 5th, 2021 - To provide guidance to rheumatology providers on the use of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). A task force was assembled that included 9 rheumatologists/immunologists, 2 infectious disease specialists, and 2 public health physicians. After agreeing on scoping questions, an evidence report was created that summarized the...

American College of Rheumatology Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination in Patients With Rhe...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8250724
Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.); Curtis JR, Johnson SR et. al.

Mar 18th, 2021 - To provide guidance to rheumatology providers on the use of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). A task force was assembled that included 9 rheumatologists/immunologists, 2 infectious disease specialists, and 2 public health physicians. After agreeing on scoping questions, an evidence report was created that summarized the...

American Association for Emergency Psychiatry Recommendations to Address Psychiatric St...
https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201900501
Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.); Richmond JS, Dragatsi D et. al.

Jan 21st, 2021 - The psychological sequelae of the COVID-19 crisis will increase demands for psychiatric care in already strained emergency and mental health systems. To address the shortage of psychiatrists (and nurse practitioners and physician assistants) in emergency settings (ESs), the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP) has established recommendations for utilizing nonprescribing mental h...

Chest CT Diagnosis and Clinical Management of Drug-Related Pneumonitis in Patients Rece...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2020.11.027
Chest Johkoh T, Lee KS et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Use of molecular targeting agents and immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) has increased the frequency and broadened the spectrum of lung toxicity, particularly in patients with cancer. The diagnosis of drug-related pneumonitis (DRP) is usually achieved by excluding other potential known causes. Awareness of the incidence and risk factors for DRP is becoming increasingly important. The severity ...

Guidance for Rebooting Electrophysiology Through the COVID-19 Pandemic From the Heart R...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7291987
JACC. Clinical Electrophysiology; Lakkireddy DR, Chung MK et. al.

Aug 21st, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has presented substantial challenges to patient care and impacted health care delivery, including cardiac electrophysiology practice throughout the globe. Based upon the undetermined course and regional variability of the pandemic, there is uncertainty as to how and when to resume and deliver electrophysiology services for arrhythmia patients. This joint docu...

Subarachnoid hemorrhage guidance in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic - An opinion to mi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7274572
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases : the Offi... Nguyen TN, Jadhav AP et. al.

Aug 19th, 2020 - Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) patients require frequent neurological examinations, neuroradiographic diagnostic testing and lengthy intensive care unit stay. Previously established SAH treatment protocols are impractical to impossible to adhere to in the current COVID-19 crisis due to the need for infection containment and shortage of critical care resources, including personal prote...

Screening for Fetal Chromosomal Abnormalities: ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 226.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000004084
Obstetrics and Gynecology; , et. al.

Aug 18th, 2020 - Prenatal testing for chromosomal abnormalities is designed to provide an accurate assessment of a patient's risk of carrying a fetus with a chromosomal disorder. A wide variety of prenatal screening and diagnostic tests are available; each offers varying levels of information and performance, and each has relative advantages and limitations. When considering screening test characteristics, no o...

How to Intervene in the Caries Process in Children: A Joint ORCA and EFCD Expert Delphi...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000507692
Caries Research; Splieth CH, Banerjee A et. al.

Jul 2nd, 2020 - This paper provides recommendations for dentists for the treatment of dental caries in children, with an emphasis on early childhood caries (ECC), primary teeth, and occlusal surfaces in permanent teeth. A consensus workshop followed by an e-Delphi consensus process was conducted with an expert panel nominated by the European Organization for Caries Research (ORCA) and European Federation of Co...

Availability of dantrolene for the management of malignant hyperthermia crises: Europea...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2020.04.089
British Journal of Anaesthesia; Glahn KPE, Bendixen D et. al.

Jun 28th, 2020 - Faced with a malignant hyperthermia crisis, the immediate access to sufficient dantrolene is essential to achieve the best possible outcome for the patient. However, malignant hyperthermia crises are rare, and there may be administrative pressures to limit the amount of dantrolene stocked or, in some countries, not to stock dantrolene at all. There are no published guidelines to support anaesth...

European Resuscitation Council COVID-19 guidelines executive summary.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7276132
Resuscitation Nolan JP, Monsieurs KG et. al.

Jun 12th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had a substantial impact on the incidence of cardiac arrest and survival. The challenge is to find the correct balance between the risk to the rescuer when undertaking cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a person with possible COVID-19 and the risk to that person if CPR is delayed. These guidelines focus specifically on patients with suspected or confi...

Molecular, serological, and biochemical diagnosis and monitoring of COVID-19: IFCC task...
https://doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2020-0722
Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine; Bohn MK, Lippi G et. al.

May 28th, 2020 - The global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has presented major challenges for clinical laboratories, from initial diagnosis to patient monitoring and treatment. Initial response to this pandemic involved the development, production, and distribution of diagnostic molecular assays at an unprecedented rate, leading to minimal validation requirements and concerns regarding their diagnostic acc...

Adult Cardiac Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Tiered Patient Triage Guidance St...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7161520
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Haft JW, Atluri P et. al.

Apr 20th, 2020 - In the setting of the current novel coronavirus pandemic, this document has been generated to provide guiding statements for the adult cardiac surgeon to consider in a rapidly evolving national landscape. Acknowledging the risk for a potentially prolonged need for cardiac surgery procedure deferral, we have created this proposed template for physicians and interdisciplinary teams to consider in...

Japanese Clinical Practice Guidelines for Vascular Anomalies 2017.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7317503
The Journal of Dermatology; Mimura H, Akita S et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2020 - The objective was to prepare guidelines to perform the current optimum treatment by organizing effective and efficient treatments of hemangiomas and vascular malformations, confirming the safety and systematizing treatment, employing evidence-based medicine techniques and aimed at improvement of the outcomes. Clinical questions (CQ) were decided based on the important clinical issues. For docum...

European Position Paper on Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyps 2020.
https://doi.org/10.4193/Rhin20.600
Rhinology Fokkens WJ, Lund VJ et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2020 - The European Position Paper on Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyps 2020 is the update of similar evidence based position papers published in 2005 and 2007 and 2012. The core objective of the EPOS2020 guideline is to provide revised, up-to-date and clear evidence-based recommendations and integrated care pathways in ARS and CRS. EPOS2020 provides an update on the literature published and studies und...

Guidelines to the Practice of Anesthesia - Revised Edition 2020.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7222867
Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia = Journal Canadien D'anes... Dobson G, Chow L et. al.

Nov 30th, 2019 - The Guidelines to the Practice of Anesthesia Revised Edition 2020 (the Guidelines) were prepared by the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society (CAS), which reserves the right to determine their publication and distribution. The Guidelines are subject to revision and updated versions are published annually. The Guidelines to the Practice of Anesthesia Revised Edition 2020 supersedes all previously ...

Selection of unrelated donors and cord blood units for hematopoietic cell transplantati...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6753623
Blood Dehn J, Spellman S et. al.

Jul 12th, 2019 - Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation involves consideration of both donor and recipient characteristics to guide the selection of a suitable graft. Sufficient high-resolution donor-recipient HLA match is of primary importance in transplantation with adult unrelated donors, using conventional graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis. In cord blood transplantation, optimal unit selection re...

International Guideline on Dose Prioritization and Acceptance Criteria in Radiation The...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.06.2540
International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Phy... Lee AW, Ng WT et. al.

Jul 6th, 2019 - The treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma requires high radiation doses. The balance of the risks of local recurrence owing to inadequate tumor coverage versus the potential damage to the adjacent organs at risk (OARs) is of critical importance. With advancements in technology, high target conformality is possible. Nonetheless, to achieve the best possible dose distribution, optimal setting of ...

Dengue and Zika Virus Diagnostic Testing for Patients with a Clinically Compatible Illn...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6581290
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Sharp TM, Fischer M et. al.

Jun 14th, 2019 - Dengue and Zika viruses are closely related mosquitoborne flaviviruses with similar transmission cycles, distribution throughout the tropics and subtropics, and disease manifestations including fever, rash, myalgia, and arthralgia. For patients with suspected dengue or Zika virus disease, nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) are the preferred method of diagnosis. Immunoglobulin M (IgM) anti...

Health and Mental Health Needs of Children in US Military Families
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/lookup/doi/10.1542/peds.2018-3258
SECTION ON UNIFORMED SERVICES

Jan 1st, 2019 - Children in US military families share common experiences and unique challenges, including parental deployment and frequent relocation. Although some of the stressors of military life have been associated with higher rates of mental health disorders and increased health care use among family members, there are various factors and interventions that have been found to promote resilience.

Improving Care and Promoting Health in Populations: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2019
http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/42/Supplement_1/S7

Dec 19th, 2018 - Population health is defined as “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of health outcomes within the group”; these outcomes can be measured in terms of health outcomes (mortality, morbidity, health, and functional status), disease burden (incidence and prevalence), and behavioral and metabolic factors (exercise, diet, A1C, etc.) (1). Clinical practice recomme...