Resultados: 7

    National Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Saudi Arabia with strength of recommendations and quality of evidence

    Ann. Saudi med; 35 (3), 2015
    BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer among Saudi men and the third commonest among Saudi women. Given the predominance of colorectal cancer compared with other cancers in Saudi Arabia, context-specific guidelines are needed for screening. METHODS: Experts from the Saudi Society of Colo...

    The Saudi clinical practice guideline for the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in long-distance travelers

    Saudi med. j; 38 (1), 2017
    Venous thromboembolism (VTE), including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), is a preventable disease. Long distant travelers are prone to variable degree to develop VTE. However, the low risk of developing VTE among long-distance travelers and which travelers should receive VTE prophy...

    Prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer: the Saudi clinical practice guideline

    Ann. Saudi med; 35 (2), 2015
    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is commonly encountered in the daily clinical practice. Cancer is an important VTE risk factor. Proper thromboprophylaxis is key to prevent VTE in patients with cancer, and proper treatment is essential to reduce VTE complications and adverse events...

    Clinical practice guidelines on the screening and treatment of precancerous lesions for cervical cancer prevention in Saudi Arabia

    Ann. Saudi med; 36 (5), 2016
    BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is the third most common gynecological malignancy in Saudi women with an estimated incidence rate of 1.9 cases per 100 000 women-years. More than 40% of cervical cancer cases are diagnosed at advanced stages due to lack of a routine screening program in Saudi Arabia. Thus, nat...

    The saudi clinical practice guideline for the management of overweight and obesity in adults

    Saudi med. j; 37 (10), 2016
    OBJECTIVE: To assist healthcare providers in evidence-based clinical decision-making for the management of overweight and obese adults in Saudi Arabia. METHODS: The Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia assembled an expert Saudi panel to produce this clinical practice guideline in 2015. In ...

    The Saudi Clinical Practice Guideline for the treatment of venous thromboembolism: outpatient versus inpatient management

    Saudi med. J; 36 (8), 2015
    Venous thromboembolism (VTE) including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) is commonly encountered in daily clinical practice. After diagnosis, its management frequently carries significant challenges to the clinical practitioner. Treatment of VTE with the inappropriate modality and/or...

    The Saudi clinical practice guideline for the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in medical and critically ill patients

    Saudi med. j; 37 (11), 2016
    Venous thromboembolism (VTE) acquired during hospitalization is common, yet preventable by the proper implementation of thromboprophylaxis which remains to be underutilized worldwide. As a result of an initiative by the Saudi Ministry of Health to improve medical practices in the country, an expert panel...