American Heart Association
AHA High Blood Pressure Toolkit
Sep 19th, 2020 - The core content of each COVID-19 adapted recommendation is presented in a user-friendly format ready for you to use in your own presentations, both to illustrate your own cases and research, as well as for educational purposes. Please note that while you may use slides individually from the sets for personal use, it is strictly forbidden to alter or hide any of the content, the ESMO logo, the ...
Sep 18th, 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.
Aug 3rd, 2020 - This new edition of the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) guidelines for the management of hemophilia comes at an exciting time in the evolution of the diagnosis and treatment of this condition. Since the publication of the second edition in 2012, tremendous advances have been made in several aspects of the management of hemophilia. These include genetic assessment as well as therapy with ma...
The Impact of Nutrition and Statins on Cardiovascular Diseases;
Mar 1st, 2019 - Diet, lifestyle, and behavior are key modifiable risk factors for the primordial and primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Dietary guidelines and recommendations have positively moved from single-nutrient and food-based approaches and their impact on chronic disease to a whole of diet approach, recognizing that diet is the most modifiable risk factor for disease prevention.
Journal of Human Hypertension; Anyfanti P
May 7th, 2020 - Hypertension is a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Autoimmune rheumatic diseases confer increased cardiovascular risk, which is at least partially mediated by traditional cardiovascular risk factors. We examined the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control rates of hypertension in a large cohort of patients with rheumatic diseases.
Jan 24th, 2017 - Prior to the availability of clotting factor concentrates, the natural history of arthropathy in severe haemophilia was well described, with recurrent bleeds into joints leading to progressive joint damage and ultimate destruction with associated functional problems. The prophylactic use of factor concentrates has dramatically modified the natural history of haemophilic arthropathy. The e...
Health care providers seeking information about appropriate coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) treatment may now consult treatment guidelines developed by a panel of U.S. physicians, statisticians, and other experts. These guidelines are based on published and preliminary data and the clinical expertise of the panelists, many of whom are frontline clinicians caring for patients during the rapi...
This section provides guidance for healthcare workers and employers. This guidance supplements the general interim guidance for workers and employers of workers at increased risk of occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2. Employers should remain alert of changing outbreak conditions, including as they relate to community spread of the virus and testing availability, and implement infection prev...
Information and Resources on coronavirus COVID-19 for Pharmacists and the Communities They Serve, APhA. What Pharmacists Should Know
To provide support in the response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), APA is collecting authoritative and timely resources in this information hub. American Psychiatric Association
Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine;
The ACC/AHA hypertension guidelines cover virtually all aspects of the diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, secondary causes as well as drug and non-drug treatment of hypertension. Substantial and appropriate emphasis has been given to the strategies necessary for accurate measurement of blood pressure in any setting where valid blood pressure measurements are desired.
https://www.sfndt.org/sites/www.sfndt.org/files/medias/documents/Hong et al. Ann Lab Med Avril 2020.pdf
Annals of Laboratory Medicine;
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which began in December 2019, is still ongoing in Korea, with >9,000 confirmed cases as of March 25, 2020. COVID-19 is a severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, and real-time reverse transcription-PCR is currently the most reliable diagnostic method for COVID-19 around the world. Korean Society for Laborato...
This content is for doctors and other health care professionals, including individual practitioners and hospital staff.
The ATS COVID-19 Resource Center provides free information to help healthcare providers, patients and their families manage a host of issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Content will be updated regularly. American Thoracic Society
US Preventive Services Task Force
The USPSTF found adequate evidence that use of low- to moderate-dose statins reduces the probability of CVD events (MI or ischemic stroke) and mortality by at least a moderate amount in adults aged 40 to 75 years who have 1 or more CVD risk factors (dyslipidemia, diabetes, hypertension, or smoking) and a calculated 10-year CVD event risk of 10% or greater. The USPSTF found adequate evidence ...
AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is committed to supporting superintendents and other school district leaders throughout the country during this challenging and unprecedented time. The following report presents a synthesis of the Guidelines for Reopening Schools recommended by superintendents throughout the United States as part of an ongoing AASA task force. During meetings of...
Research-based dietary guidelines suggest that consumers “make half their grains whole.” Yet some advocate ingesting only whole-grain foods (WGFs) and avoiding all refined-grain foods (RGFs). Some even recommend avoiding all grain-based foods (GBFs). This article will provide arguments to counter negative deductions about GBFs and RGFs, especially staple ones, and to support dietary guidance re...
Health systems are being confronted with rapidly increasing demand generated by the COVID-19 outbreak. When health systems are overwhelmed, both direct mortality from an outbreak and indirect mortality from vaccine-preventable and treatable conditions increase dramatically. Analyses from the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak suggest that the increased number of deaths caused by measles, malaria, HIV/...
The situation involving the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve. There is recent evidence suggesting the potential for coronavirus transmission through droplets and perhaps fecal shedding1,2 posing potential risks during endoscopy and colonoscopy to other patients, endoscopy personnel and ourselves. We provide below important information as well as recommendations to consider in your insti...