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Infectious diseases

While the 2007 guideline accepted the use of the health care-associated pneumonia category, as introduced in the 2005 ATS/IDSA hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia guidelines, the new guideline ... The 2007 guideline did not address
October 2019

Session offers attendees a chance to go “Beyond the Guidelines” | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

What happens when a real-life patient doesn't fit current guidelines and the clinical approach is unclear? ... The session, “Annals of Internal Medicine Beyond the Guidelines: To What Target A1c Would You Treat This Patient with Diabetes?”, is a
April 2019

Catch up on new COPD guidelines

Updated guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease revised the definition and staging of the condition, and an expert offers tips for optimal care. ... To assess symptoms, the guidelines recommend using the modified Medical Research Council
June 2018

Performance measurement and the new cholesterol guidelines

Performance measurement and the new cholesterol guidelines. Physicians face a consistent great challenge. ... We actually predicted this in 2006: Defining the proper guidelines—the case of cholesterol targets.
October 2019

IDSA's strep pharyngitis guideline disappoints me

IDSA's strep pharyngitis guideline disappoints me. As soon as I read the title of the IDSA guidelines I understood. ... This is not a trivial point. This guideline, and other similar disease oriented guidelines, discourages clinical diagnostic reasoning.
October 2019

Practice guidelines and quality care

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
October 2019

New, new guidelines

Here's the scoop on the guidelines for managing blood pressure in patients with kidney diseases. ... As for those long-lost AKI guidelines, they're promised for January now.
October 2019

Not just another guideline

While the guideline will undoubtedly be essential for those tasked with establishing and running stewardship programs, it isn't going to be frequently referenced by prescribers. ... Thus the impact of the stewardship guideline will be limited unless
October 2019

Guidelines have a major problem

Guidelines should not suppress the physician's thought process. Perhaps a great guideline would define the warning signs (or “red flags”) that should induce more careful thinking. ... I often say the diagnosis is job #1. We need our guidelines to
October 2019

Another guideline problem involves inaccurate CV risk estimation

This article, “Recent Update to the U.S. Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines,” summarizes the guideline. ... The guideline uses a risk calculator to guide lipid lowering (mostly statin) prescribing.
October 2019

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