Resultados: 19

    Platelet transfusion: a clinical practice guideline from the AABB

    Ann. intern. med; 162 (3), 2015
    BACKGROUND: The AABB (formerly, the American Association of Blood Banks) developed this guideline on appropriate use of platelet transfusion in adult patients. METHODS: These guidelines are based on a systematic review of randomized, clinical trials and observational studies (1900 to September 2014) that...

    Society for Vascular Surgery practice guidelines for atherosclerotic occlusive disease of the lower extremities: management of asymptomatic disease and claudication

    J. vasc. surg; 61 (3,Suppl), 2015
    Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) continues to grow in global prevalence and consumes an increasing amount of resources in the United States health care system. Overall rates of intervention for PAD have been rising steadily in recent years. Changing demographics, evolution of technologies, and an expand...

    Pharmacological management of obesity: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline

    OBJECTIVE: To formulate clinical practice guidelines for the pharmacological management of obesity. PARTICIPANTS: An Endocrine Society-appointed Task Force of experts, a methodologist, and a medical writer. This guideline was co-sponsored by the European Society of Endocrinology and The Obesity Society. ...

    Risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians

    Ann. intern. med; 162 (5), 2015
    DESCRIPTION: The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations based on the comparative effectiveness of risk assessment scales and preventive interventions for pressure ulcers. METHODS: This guideline is based on published lite...

    Clinical practice guidelines for the medical management of nonhospitalized ulcerative colitis: the Toronto consensus

    Gastroenterology; 148 (5), 2015
    BACKGROUND & AIMS:: The medical management of ulcerative colitis (UC) has improved through the development of new therapies and novel approaches that optimize existing drugs. Previous Canadian consensus guidelines addressed the management of severe UC in the hospitalized patient. We now present consensu...

    Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Clinical Guideline #8: the fetus at risk for anemia: diagnosis and management

    Am. j. obstet. gynecol ; 212 (6), 2015
    OBJECTIVE: We sought to provide evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and management of fetal anemia. METHODS: A systematic literature review was performed using MEDLINE, PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library. The search was restricted to English-language articles published from 1966 through May...

    Methodology for AACT evidence-based recommendations on the use of intravenous lipid emulsion therapy in poisoning

    Clin. toxicol ; 53 (6), 2015
    Intravenous lipid emulsion (ILE) therapy is a novel treatment that was discovered in the last decade. Despite unclear understanding of its mechanisms of action, numerous and diverse publications attested to its clinical use. However, current evidence supporting its use is unclear and recommendations are ...

    Non-melanoma skin cancer in Canada chapter 1: introduction to the guidelines

    J. cutan. med. surg; 19 (3), 2015
    BACKGROUND: Non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), including basal and squamous cell carcinoma, represents the most common malignancy. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this document is to provide guidance to Canadian health care practitioners on NMSC management. METHODS: After conducting a literature review, the group d...

    Strategies to reduce curative antibiotic therapy in intensive care units (adult and paediatric)

    Intensive care med; 41 (7), 2015
    Emerging resistance to antibiotics shows no signs of decline. At the same time, few new antibacterials are being discovered. There is a worldwide recognition regarding the danger of this situation. The urgency of the situation and the conviction that practices should change led the Société de Réanimat...

    Management of dyslipidemia for cardiovascular disease risk reduction: synopsis of the 2014 U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U. S. Department of Defense clinical practice guideline

    Ann. intern. med; 163 (4), 2015
    DESCRIPTION: In December 2014, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) approved a joint clinical practice guideline for the management of dyslipidemia for cardiovascular disease risk reduction in adults. This synopsis summarizes the major recommendations. METHODS...