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
in the clinical trials used to form 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.
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
Practice guideline overload. I think I am like many practicing physicians in my “love-hate” relationship with clinical practice guidelines. ... Thanks a lot. A related aspect of guideline overload is the challenge of caring for patients with multiple
Government exercise guidelines. There are a lot of competing recommendations out there about how much exercise people need to stay fit. ... Pregnant women should follow the adult guidelines, though vigorous exercisers should talk to their doctors about
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
The American College of Gastroenterology's 2016 guidelines for management of lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) recommend the continuation of aspirin for secondary cardiovascular prophylaxis after polypectomy.
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.
Guidelines have consequences--intended and unintended. For years on this blog I have expressed my frustration with the guideline movement. ... We must stop insisting on calling expert opinions guidelines. We should only call something a guideline when