The intent of guidelines (at least I think) is to provide a general approach to a medical situation. ... The idea behind guidelines and performance measures makes assumptions that ignore the particulars.
gout guidelines, said that rheumatologists are concerned about the potential impact on patients from the ACP guideline's nonsupport for treat-to-target. ... The ACP guideline, the ACR 2012 guidelines, and the EULAR 2016 guidelines are in agreement that a
Although the majority of patients taking insulin in the U.S. today have type 2 diabetes, insulin was downgraded as a treatment option for type 2 in the most recent guidelines ... The guidelines now recommend glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor
FDA's new conflict-of-interest guidelines. Seems like everyone is getting on the conflict-of-interest bandwagon when it comes to drug companies. ... New FDA guidelines prohibit the experts who advise during committee meetings to participate if they,
Practice guidelines and quality care. As I have noted previously, I have a “love-hate” relationship with practice guidelines. ... The authors limited their study to guidelines published jointly by the American College of Cardiology and the American
The IDSA takes an admirable position in not endorsing the new sepsis guidelines. ... Wow! This article explains wonderfully the problem of guidelines. Confirmation bias will impact all guideline panel members.
There were a handful of guidelines that synthesized best practices in the 1990s. ... With so many groups creating guidelines, the Institutes of Medicine wants to standardize them.
QD: News Every Day--Prediabetes guidelines need common A1c level for cost-effective interventions.
Guidelines synthesize the evidence into actionable statements.”. Dr. Qaseem and hundreds of other physicians and academics evaluated guideline development and implementation, including clinical performance measures, at the 2016 G-I-N ... Guidelines are
Patients should undergo glucose and microalbuminuria testing annually and have fasting plasma glucose, hemoglobin A1C and lipids tests every six months, the guidelines state. ... Physicians often have little success getting patients to embrace lifestyle