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ESMO Guideline for Cancer Patient Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sep 17th, 2020 - These recommendations should be used as guidance for prioritising the various aspects of cancer care in order to mitigate the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the management of cancer patients. The situation is evolving, and pragmatic actions may be required to deal with the challenges of treating patients, while ensuring their rights, safety and wellbeing.

Management of Hereditary Breast Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society for Radiation Oncology, and Society of Surgical Oncology Guideline

European guidelines on microscopic colitis: United European Gastroenterology (UEG) and European Microscopic Colitis Group (EMCG) statements and recommendations

Microscopic colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease characterised by normal or almost normal endoscopic appearance of the colon, chronic watery, non-bloody diarrhoea and distinct histological abnormalities, which identify three histological subtypes, the collagenous colitis, the lymphocytic colitis and the incomplete microscopic colitis. With ongoing uncertainties and new developments i...

Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2020–2021

This statement updates the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics for the routine use of influenza vaccine and antiviral medications in the prevention and treatment of influenza in children during the 2020–2021 season.

Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, appointed on February 21, 2019, has completed its review of topics and questions requested by the Departments of Agriculture and of Health and Human Services and is submitting the attached report for use in preparing the 2020- 2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The work of the Committee has been guided by the Federal Advisory Committee Act...

Nutrition Strategies & Guidelines

Dietary guidelines and public health approaches to improve population nutrition.

Draft Recommendation Statement Hearing Loss in Older Adults: Screening

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for hearing loss in older adults. See the "Practice Considerations" section for additional information regarding the I statement.

Calculation Tool For Predicting Critical-ill COVID-19 At Admission

Risk Calculator to Predict Critical Illness in COVID-19 Patients

Fact Sheet for Health Care Providers Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of Remdesivir (GS-5734™)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to permit the emergency use of the unapproved product remdesivir for treatment of suspected or laboratory confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in adults and children hospitalized with severe disease. Severe disease is defined as patients with an oxygen saturation (SpO2) ≤ 94% on room air or...

Youth and Tobacco Use Fact Sheet

Youth use of tobacco products in any form is unsafe. If cigarette smoking continues at the current rate among youth in this country, 5.6 million of today’s Americans younger than 18 will die early from a smoking-related illness. That’s about 1 of every 13 Americans aged 17 years or younger who are alive today. CDC

Prior authorization and step therapy: State action for COVID-19

Insurers’ administrative hurdles commonly delay access to care and pose intrusions into the patient-physician decision-making process. These requirements are harmful to patients and there are costs to physician practices in completing insurers’ administrative requirements such as prior authorization and step therapy. While the AMA normally works to reduce these barriers, under the exceptiona...

Guidelines for the Acute Treatment of Cerebral Edema in Neurocritical Care Patients

Acute treatment of cerebral edema and elevated intracranial pressure is a common issue in patients with neurological injury. Practical recommendations regarding selection and monitoring of therapies for initial management of cerebral edema for optimal efficacy and safety are generally lacking. This guideline evaluates the role of hyperosmolar agents (mannitol, HTS), corticosteroids, and selecte...

Preparticipation Physical Evaluation: AAFP and Others Update Recommendations

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine have published the 5th edition of the preparticipation physical evaluation (PPE) monograph. Revisions include n...

CDC Guidance for Implementing the Opening Up America Again Framework

ADA 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes: Table of Contents
Diabetes Care;

Dec 31st, 2019

PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR THE Treatment of Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

Dementia Content Collection

Kidney Disease Content Collection

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on kidney disease and related issues, including acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, dialysis, hematuria, proteinuria, and renal disease. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months ...

KDIGO 2017 Clinical Practice Guideline Update for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, Prevention, and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease–Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD)

KDOQI Clinical Practice Guideline for Diabetes and CKD: 2012 Update