I think the other hot topics are Maintenance of Certification and, in terms of guidelines, performance measurement and clinical synthesis: taking this data we're bombarded with and helping to synthesize
Qaseem A, Humphrey LL, Sweet DE, Starkey M, Shekelle P; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. ... Oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of
She'd like to see either regulation or guidelines setting out acceptable doses for routine studies, and recently proposed a metric to the National Quality Forum that would help practices voluntarily
The updated guidelines also addressed another clinical dilemma: To what extent should responsible patients be allowed to participate in warfarin care? ... Antithrombotic therapy and prevention of thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians
The release last November of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's new guidelines on screening for breast cancer prompted an immediate firestorm. ... Some critics accused the Task Force of trying to ration care, and questioned the timing of the
If you're looking for a ‘Tell me exactly what I need to do each time’ guideline, this is going to drive you crazy,” he said. ... ACP offered feedback on a draft version of the CDC guidelines and issued a statement of support after the final version
Guidelines allow the reporting of an additional diagnosis to support the abnormal test result.
Guidelines from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, published in 2014, only recommend chronic transfusions in adults with sickle cell to prevent recurrent strokes, but trials have shown that it
Both guidelines recommending that screening should begin at age 50. But the two groups' recommendations differed on some points. ... One-pager. AHRQ summarizes colorectal screening guidelines on a single page, which is available online.
I think that what the guideline emphasizes is the level of evidence behind these treatments. ... Q: The guidelines stress the effectiveness of multidisciplinary teams in managing these patients.