prides itself on its rigorous guidelines process and reputation (see sidebar, “What's in a guideline?”). ... But that wasn't the point of the guideline, said Dr. Cooke, who is on ACP's clinical guidelines committee.
Alcohol is associated with so many benefits and harms that it's hard to know where to start talking to patients about using it. One place might be alcohol misuse and abuse. Teach patients where they fall on the continuum of drinking behavior.
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Several sessions focused on clinical practice guidelines that the Endocrine Society recently crafted on hirsutism and disease prevention. ... Rosenzweig said. The guidelines are currently under peer review; once published, they will be available online.
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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.
the 7th edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans places stronger emphasis on reducing calorie consumption and increasing physical activity. ... The New York Times summed up the new guidelines nicely in its headline: Government's Dietary Advice: Eat
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QD: News Every Day--New statin guidelines could create 13 million more adults eligible for prescriptions. ... Statin guidelines released last year could increase the number of adults who would be eligible for statin therapy by 12.8 million, mostly from
Representatives of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) approved updated guidelines to help ensure the safety and quality of telemedicine technology. ... But as telemedicine has grown, so too, has the need for clear, common-sense guidelines that
QD: News Every Day--Stroke guideline focus on women's specific needs. Women now have their own set of stroke guidelines that focus on their unique needs, including prevention of preeclampsia ... The guidelines appeared online Feb. 6 in Stroke. Prevention