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    Intra-abdominal hypertension and the abdominal compartment syndrome: updated consensus definitions and clinical practice guidelines from the World Society of the Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

    Intensive care med; 39 (7), 2013
    PURPOSE: To update the World Society of the Abdominal Compartment Syndrome (WSACS) consensus definitions and management statements relating to intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and the abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). METHODS: We conducted systematic or structured reviews to identify relevant studi...

    World Allergy Organization-McMaster University Guidelines for allergic disease prevention (GLAD-P): vitamin D

    World Allergy Organ. J; 9 (1), 2016
    BACKGROUND: The prevalence of allergic diseases is approximately 10 % in infants whose parents and siblings do not have allergic diseases and 20-30 % in those with an allergic first-degree relative. Vitamin D is involved in the regulation of the immune system and it may play a role in the development, se...

    Diagnosis of DVT: antithrombotic therapy and prevention of thrombosis: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

    Chest; 141 (2,supl), 2012
    BACKGROUND: Objective testing for DVT is crucial because clinical assessment alone is unreliable and the consequences of misdiagnosis are serious. This guideline focuses on the identification of optimal strategies for the diagnosis of DVT in ambulatory adults. METHODS: The methods of this guideline follo...

    Guidelines for the use of an insulin infusion for the management of hyperglycemia in critically ill patients

    Crit. care med; 40 (12), 2012
    Objective: To evaluate the literature and identify important aspects of insulin therapy that facilitate safe and effective infusion therapy for a defined glycemic end point. Methods: Where available, the literature was evaluated using Grades of Recommendation, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRA...

    World Allergy Organization-McMaster University Guidelines for Allergic Disease Prevention (GLAD-P): probiotics

    World Allergy Organ. J; 8 (1), 2015
    BACKGROUND: Prevalence of allergic diseases in infants, whose parents and siblings do not have allergy, is approximately 10% and reaches 20-30% in those with an allergic first-degree relative. Intestinal microbiota may modulate immunologic and inflammatory systemic responses and, thus, influence developm...

    Introduction to the ninth edition: antithrombotic therapy and prevention of thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

    Chest; 141 (2,supl), 2012
    The Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines differs substantially from the prior versions both in process and in content. In this introduction, we describe some of the differences and the rationale for t...

    Arthroscopic surgery for degenerative knee arthritis and meniscal tears: a clinical practice guideline

    Br. j. sports med; 52 (5), 2018
    The role of arthroscopic surgery in degenerative knee disease was evaluated in this guideline....

    Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) guidelines: 2016 revision

    J. allergy clin. immunol; 140 (4), 2017
    BACKGROUND: Allergic rhinitis (AR) affects 10% to 40% of the population. It reduces quality of life and school and work performance and is a frequent reason for office visits in general practice. Medical costs are large, but avoidable costs associated with lost work productivity are even larger than thos...

    An evidence-based prehospital guideline for external hemorrhage control: American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma

    Prehosp. emerg. care; 18 (2), 2014
    This report describes the development of an evidence-based guideline for external hemorrhage control in the prehospital setting. This project included a systematic review of the literature regarding the use of tourniquets and hemostatic agents for management of life-threatening extremity and junctional h...

    WHO recommendations for the prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage

    Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is a major cause of mortality, morbidity and long term disability related to pregnancy and childbirth. Effective interventions to prevent and treat PPH exist and can largely reduce the burden of this life-threatening condition. Given the availability of new scientific evidenc...