Evidence suggests that the new guidelines and risk calculator potentially overestimate 10-year risk in primary prevention. ... The guideline also aimed to more accurately identify higher-risk patients who will benefit from statin therapy, Dr.
Kansagara, MD, FACP, a member of ACP's Clinical Guidelines Committee. He pointed out that the new guideline is at odds with that issued just last year by the American College ... His other recommendations, which are outlined in the new guidelines for
ACP, along with other health care organizations, supports new guidelines released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the National Partnership for Women & Families. ... The Project on Facility Guidelines for the Safe
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.
QD: News Every Day--Teens with headaches prescribed opioids, against guidelines. Nearly half of teens with headaches received an opioid during follow-up treatments, and more than one-quarter of that ... group got 3 or more, despite guidelines against
They ask if the present guidelines are really advocating a blanket prescription for statins based on age. ... It is possible that guidelines that increase the use of statins will also make us just a little weaker, achier, stupid, and diabetic. .
QD: News Every Day--businesses push back against mammography guidelines. ACP Internist's wrap-up of current events looks at the business pressures that contributed to the push-back against
Dietary guidelines for which Americans? We received the report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee some weeks ago. ... The Department of Health and Human Services and the USDA have the final word on what the dietary guidelines are.
QD: News Every Day--3 guidelines to help clinicians manage cancer survivor's care. ... Key guideline recommendations are:. • All patients should be screened for fatigue from the point of diagnosis onward;. •
The evidence used to underpin these guidelines was different in North America and Europe. ... And that is the problem with pharyngitis guidelines. db is the nickname for Robert M.