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The use of antenatal corticosteroids for fetal maturation: clinical practice guideline ...
https://doi.org/10.1515/jpm-2022-0066
Journal of Perinatal Medicine; Dagklis T, Sen C et. al.

Mar 15th, 2022 - This practice guideline follows the mission of the World Association of Perinatal Medicine in collaboration with the Perinatal Medicine Foundation, bringing together groups and individuals throughout the world, with the goal of improving the use of antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) for fetal maturation. In fact, this document provides further guidance for healthcare practitioners on the appropria...

Quality and Safety Considerations in Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Ra...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2022.03.001
Practical Radiation Oncology; Das IJ, Dawes SL et. al.

Mar 15th, 2022 - This updated report on stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is part of a series of consensus-based white papers previously published addressing patient safety. Since the first white papers were published, SRS and SBRT technology and procedures have progressed significantly such that these procedures are now more commonly used. The complexity and submill...

T-Cell Lymphomas, Version 2.2022, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.
https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2022.0015
Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JN... Horwitz SM, Ansell S et. al.

Mar 12th, 2022 - Peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCLs) are a heterogeneous group of lymphoproliferative disorders arising from mature T cells, accounting for about 10% of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. PTCL-not otherwise specified is the most common subtype, followed by angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, anaplastic lymph...

Telehealth: Opportunities to Improve Access, Quality, and Cost in Pediatric Care.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-056035
Pediatrics Curfman A, Hackell JM et. al.

Mar 1st, 2022 - The use of telehealth technology to connect with patients has expanded significantly over the past several years, particularly in response to the global coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. This technical report describes the present state of telehealth and its current and potential applications. Telehealth has the potential to transform the way care is delivered to pediatric patients, expanding ...

Plasma exchange and glucocorticoid dosing for patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis:...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj-2021-064597
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Zeng L, Walsh M et. al.

Feb 27th, 2022 - What is the role of plasma exchange and what is the optimal dose of glucocorticoids in the first 6 months of therapy of patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV)? This guideline was triggered by the publication of a new randomised controlled trial. Existing guideline recommendations vary regarding the use of plasma exchange in AAV and lack explicit rec...

AGA Clinical Practice Guideline on Systemic Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.12.276
Gastroenterology Su GL, Altayar O et. al.

Feb 26th, 2022 - Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common primary liver cancer, remains a deadly cancer, with an incidence that has tripled in the United States since 1980. In recent years, new systemic therapies for HCC have been approved and a critical assessment of the existing data is necessary to balance benefits and harms and inform the development of evidence-based guidelines. The American Gastroe...

An Evidence-Based Guideline for Surveillance of Patients after Curative Treatment for C...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8870404
Current Oncology (Toronto, Ont.); Kennedy E, Zwaal C et. al.

Feb 25th, 2022 - To provide recommendations for a surveillance regimen that leads to the largest overall survival benefit for patients after curative treatment for Stage I-IV colon and rectal cancer. Consistent with the Program in Evidence-Based Care's standard approach, guideline databases, i.e., MEDLINE, EMBASE, PubMed, Cochrane Library, and PROSPERO, were systematically searched. Then, we drafted recommendat...

A Guide to Implementing Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors within a Cancer Program: Experienc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8870472
Current Oncology (Toronto, Ont.); Cheema PK, Iafolla MAJ et. al.

Feb 25th, 2022 - The increased use of immune checkpoint inhibitors across cancer programs has created the need for standardized patient assessment, education, monitoring, and management of immune-related adverse events (irAEs). At William Osler Health System in Brampton, Ontario, a practical step-wise approach detailing the implementation of cancer immunotherapy in routine practice was developed. The approach f...

Interim Guidance: 4-Month Rifapentine-Moxifloxacin Regimen for the Treatment of Drug-Su...
https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm7108a1
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Carr W, Kurbatova E et. al.

Feb 25th, 2022 - On May 5, 2021, CDC's Tuberculosis Trials Consortium and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) published results from a randomized controlled trial indicating that a 4-month regimen containing rifapentine (RPT), moxifloxacin (MOX), isoniazid (INH), and pyrazinamide (PZA) was as effective as the standard 6-month regimen for tuberculosis (TB) treatmen...

ASGE guideline on screening for pancreatic cancer in individuals with genetic susceptib...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2021.12.001
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Sawhney MS, Calderwood AH et. al.

Feb 21st, 2022 - ASGE guideline on screening for pancreatic cancer in individuals with genetic susceptibility: summary and recommendations.|2022|Sawhney MS,Calderwood AH,Thosani NC,Rebbeck TR,Wani S,|diagnosis,genetics,

AGA Clinical Practice Update on De-Prescribing of Proton Pump Inhibitors: Expert Review.
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.12.247
Gastroenterology Targownik LE, Fisher DA et. al.

Feb 21st, 2022 - Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the most commonly used medications in the world. Developed for the treatment and prevention of acid-mediated upper gastrointestinal conditions, these agents are being used increasingly for indications where their benefits are less certain. PPI overprescription imposes an economic cost and contributes to polypharmacy. In addition, PPI use has been increasi...

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy guideline on screening for pancreatic c...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2021.12.002
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Calderwood AH, Sawhney MS et. al.

Feb 21st, 2022 - American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy guideline on screening for pancreatic cancer in individuals with genetic susceptibility: methodology and review of evidence.|2022|Calderwood AH,Sawhney MS,Thosani NC,Rebbeck TR,Wani S,|diagnosis,genetics,

Recommendations for Promoting the Health and Well-being of Sexual and Gender-diverse Ad...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.01.124
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication O...

Feb 20th, 2022 - Adolescent and young adult (AYA) health care providers (HCPs) frequently serve sexual and gender-diverse (SGD) youth. Sexual orientation refers to a person's sexual identity in relation to the gender(s) to which they are attracted. Gender-diverse, sometimes addressed as gender-expansive, persons are a subset of the population whose gender identity, expressions, or behaviors differ from those ty...

Directive clinique no 423 : Interventions chirurgicales et thérapeutiques esthétiques g...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2021.11.002
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Shaw D, Allen L et. al.

Feb 20th, 2022 - Fournir aux chirurgiens et autres fournisseurs de soins canadiens qui réalisent des interventions chirurgicales ou thérapeutiques esthétiques génitales féminines, et tout praticien demandeur, des directives fondées sur des données probantes en réponse à l'augmentation des demandes et de la disponibilité des interventions chirurgicales et thérapeutiques vaginales et vulvaires sortant du cadre tr...

Guideline No. 423: Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery and Procedures.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2021.11.001
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Shaw D, Allen L et. al.

Feb 20th, 2022 - To provide Canadian surgeons and other providers who offer female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS) and procedures, and their referring practitioners, with evidence-based direction in response to increasing requests for, and availability of, vaginal and vulvar surgeries and procedures that fall outside the traditional realm of medically indicated reconstructions. Women of all ages seeking FGCS or...

Perioperative care in open aortic vascular surgery: A consensus statement by the Enhanc...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2022.01.131
Journal of Vascular Surgery; McGinigle KL, Spangler EL et. al.

Feb 20th, 2022 - The Society for Vascular Surgery and the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society formally collaborated and elected an international, multidisciplinary panel of experts to review the literature and provide evidence-based recommendations related to all the health care received in the perioperative period for patients undergoing open abdominal aortic operations (both transabdominal and retroperito...

Update of Guidelines for Laboratory Diagnosis of COVID-19 in Korea.
https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2022.42.4.391
Annals of Laboratory Medicine; Hong KH, Kim GJ et. al.

Feb 19th, 2022 - Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine and the Korea Disease Prevention and Control Agency have announced guidelines for diagnosing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in clinical laboratories in Korea. With the ongoing pandemic, we propose an update of the previous guidelines based on new scientific data. This update includes recommendations for tests that were not included in the previous guidelin...

Clinical pharmacogenomic testing and reporting: A technical standard of the American Co...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gim.2021.12.009
Genetics in Medicine : Official Journal of the American C... Tayeh MK, Gaedigk A et. al.

Feb 19th, 2022 - Pharmacogenomic testing interrogates germline sequence variants implicated in interindividual drug response variability to infer a drug response phenotype and to guide medication management for certain drugs. Specifically, discrete aspects of pharmacokinetics, such as drug metabolism, and pharmacodynamics, as well as drug sensitivity, can be predicted by genes that code for proteins involved in...

Intravenous contrast medium extravasation: systematic review and updated ESUR Contrast ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9038843
European Radiology; Roditi G, Khan N et. al.

Feb 18th, 2022 - Guidelines for management and prevention of contrast media extravasation have not been updated recently. In view of emerging research and changing working practices, this review aims to inform update on the current guidelines. In this paper, we review the literature pertaining to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, risk factors and treatments of contrast media extravasation. A suggested protocol an...

Thromboprophylaxis in Patients With COVID-19: A Brief Update to the CHEST Guideline and...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8839802
Chest Moores LK, Tritschler T et. al.

Feb 16th, 2022 - Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 often exhibit markers of a hypercoagulable state and have an increased incidence of VTE. In response, CHEST issued rapid clinical guidance regarding prevention of VTE. Over the past 18 months the quality of the evidence has improved. We thus sought to incorporate this evidence and update our recommendations as necessary. This update focuses on the optimal app...