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Weighing the options for bariatric surgery

and 1 or more serious comorbidity, are potential candidates for bariatric surgery, according to guidelines set in 1991 by the NIH Consensus Development Conference Panel.
January 2016

CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

Whereas prior screening recommendations by the CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force did not align, current guidelines are more consistent, she said. ... cirrhosis, according to joint guidelines set by the American Association for the Study of
January 2016

Concussions cause cognitive concerns

Dr. Master recommended using a guideline to help frame open-ended questions for the patient, such as:. ... Summary of evidence-based guideline update: evaluation and management of concussion in sports: report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of
February 2019

Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing

While there is no clear-cut evidence on this point, Dr. Franklin said that a recent opioid guideline created by physicians in Washington state recommends only that patients meeting DSM-V
April 2015

Carrier screening makes risk-benefit analysis more complex

For example, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology cystic fibrosis screening guidelines state that cystic fibrosis screening should be offered to European Caucasians and Ashkenazi Jews. ... Given the extensive admixture among racial and
June 2008

Exercise a fitting path to improved health

The physical activity guidelines for Americans. JAMA. 2018;320:2020-2028. [PMID: 30418471]. Thompson PD, Eijsvogels TMH. ... New physical activity guidelines: a call to activity for clinicians and patients [Editorial].
April 2021

Diet, dog and dogma

What exact dietary guidelines will emerge from this gauntlet remains to be seen. ... The work of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is, in a word, excellent.
December 2021

‘Sic’ing primary care physicians on sickle cell disease

The guidelines aren't going to recommend anything new or dramatic,” said Kathryn Hassell, MD, a professor of hematology at the University of Colorado and one of the guideline writers. ... But. if some of the basic steps that are in these guidelines are
April 2013

Treat metabolic syndrome's many components

A 2010 guideline from the American Heart Association (AHA) has added to the controversy over the condition as more Americans head toward obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular problems. ... The guidelines, which were last updated in 2006, were published in
March 2011

Making sense of CMS’ new policy on consultation billing

Separately, for patient referrals, the existing evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines from 1995 and 1997 are still in use; both the referring physician and the accepting physician must document the ... Click Outreach & Education, then MLN
February 2010

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