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    European Academy of Neurology and European Stroke Organization consensus statement and practical guidance for pre‐hospital management of stroke

    Eur. j. neurol; 25 (3), 2018
    Background and purpose The reduction of delay between onset and hospital arrival and adequate pre‐hospital care of persons with acute stroke are important for improving the chances of a favourable outcome. The objective is to recommend evidence‐based practices for the management of patients with susp...

    European Hernia Society guidelines on prevention and treatment of parastomal hernias

    Hernia; 22 (1), 2018
    Background International guidelines on the prevention and treatment of parastomal hernias are lacking. The European Hernia Society therefore implemented a Clinical Practice Guideline development project. Methods The guidelines development group consisted of general, hernia and colorectal surgeons, a bio...

    Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute otitis media can be caused by viruses or bacteria. It lasts for about a week, and most children get better in 3 days without ant...

    International guidelines for groin hernia management

    Hernia; 22 (1), 2018
    Introduction Worldwide, more than 20 million patients undergo groin hernia repair annually. The many different approaches, treatment indications and a significant array of techniques for groin hernia repair warrant guidelines to standardize care, minimize complications, and improve results. The main goal...

    Explanation on evidence-based guidelines of clinical practice with acupuncture and moxibustion: periarthritis of shoulder

    Zhon zhen jiu; 37 (9), 2017
    In 2015, the “Clinical Practice Guide for Evidence-based Acupuncture and Moxibustion of the Shoulder Periarthritis” was officially published as the standard of the Chinese Acupuncture Association. This article explains the purpose of the guide, the methodology of the guide, the scope of the guideline...

    Red blood cell specifications for patients withhemoglobinopathies: a systematic review and guideline

    Transfus; 58 (6), 2018
    BACKGROUND Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions remain essential in the treatment of patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) and β‐thalassemia. Alloimmunization, a well‐documented complication of transfusion, increases the risk of delayed hemolytic transfusion reactions, complicates crossmatching and i...

    Testosterone therapy in men with hypogonadism: an Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

    Objective To update the “Testosterone Therapy in Men With Androgen Deficiency Syndromes” guideline published in 2010. Participants The participants include an Endocrine Society–appointed task force of 10 medical content experts and a clinical practice guideline methodologist. Evidence This eviden...

    Documento de consenso de osteoporosis del varón

    Endocrinol. diab. nutric; 65 (suppl 1), 2018
    Objetivo Proporcionar unas recomendaciones prácticas para la evaluación y tratamiento de la osteoporosis del varón. Participantes Miembros del Grupo de Metabolismo Mineral de la Sociedad Española de Endocrinología y Nutrición. Métodos Las recomendaciones se formularon de acuerdo con el sistema G...

    Fluid therapy in neurointensive care patients: ESICM consensus and clinical practice recommendations

    Intensive care med; 41 (7), 2018
    Objective To report the ESICM consensus and clinical practice recommendations on fluid therapy in neurointensive care patients. Design A consensus committee comprising 22 international experts met in October 2016 during ESICM LIVES2016. Teleconferences and electronic-based discussions between the member...