Resultados: 31

Canadian Guidelines for Controlled Pediatric Donation After Circulatory Determination of Death-Summary Report

Pediatr. Crit. Care. Med; 18 (11), 2017
OBJECTIVES: Create trustworthy, rigorous, national clinical practice guidelines for the practice of pediatric donation after circulatory determination of death in Canada. METHODS: We followed a process of clinical practice guideline development based on World Health Organization and Canadian Medical Asso...

The Asia-Pacific Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of frailty

Anon.
Pediatr. dent; 39 (6), 2017
PURPOSE: This manuscript presents evidence-based guidance on the use of vital pulp therapies for treatment of deep caries lesions in children. A guideline panel convened by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry formulated evidence-based recommendations on three vital pulp therapies: indirect pulp t...

ESPEN guidelines on nutrition in cancer patients

Clin Nutr; 36 (1), 2017
Cancers are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, and the number of new cases is expected to rise significantly over the next decades. At the same time, all types of cancer treatment, such as surgery, radiation therapy, and pharmacological therapies are improving in sophisticatio...

Guidelines on post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV and the use of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis for HIV-related infections among adults, adolescents and children: recommendations for a public health approach: December 2014 supplement to the 2013 consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection

In this second supplement (December 2014) to the 2013 consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection, recommendations from two guideline development processes are included: post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV; the use of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis for H...

Comparative cost-effectiveness study among dierent renal replacement techniques

INTRODUCTION: The NRF is the organization fnancing in Uruguay the treatment of the three renal replacement techniques (RRT): kidney transplantation (TxR), peritoneal dialysis (PD) and hemodialysis (HD). No previous studies have been performed in Uruguay. OBJECTIVE: Assess and compare the magnitude of e...

Economic evaluation of oxytocin in uniject injection system versus standard use of oxytocin for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in the active management of the third stage of labor in Latin America and the Caribbean

BACKGROUND: Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a leading cause of maternal death. Despite strong evidence showing the efficacy of oxytocin in preventing PPH, use of the drug for this purpose remains suboptimal. The Uniject injection system prefilled with oxytocin (OiU) has the potential advantage, due to its...

A cost-effectiveness analysis of a 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children in six Latin American countries

BACKGROUND: A recently developed 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable H influenzae protein D-conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV) is expected to afford protection against more than two thirds of isolates causing IPD in children in Latin America, and also against acute otitis media caused by both Spn and NTHi. T...

The use of electroconvulsive therapy in Québec

INTRODUCTION: From the time it was introduced into psychia-try in 1938, electroshock treatment, also known as ECT (for electroconvulsive therapy), has been highly controversial. In fact, it has been so controversial that in the mid-1960s, its use decreased considerably in the Western world, under social ...

The excimer laser in ophthalmology: a state-of-knowledge update

INTRODUCTION: Since the publication, in May 1997, of the Con-seil d’évaluation des technologies de la santé du Québec’s previous report on the state of knowl-edge regarding excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy [60], the ophthalmologic applica-tions based on this means of intervention have con...