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    Familial hypercholesterolaemia: identification and management

    This guideline covers identifying and managing familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a specific type of high cholesterol that runs in the family, in children, young people and adults. It aims to help identify people at increased risk of coronary heart disease as a result of having FH....

    Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy

    Chest; 133 (6), 2008
    Since publication of the seventh American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) supplement on antithrombotic and thrombolytic therapy, the results of clinical trials have provided important new information on the management of thromboembolic disorders, and the science of developing recommendations has advan...

    World report on child injury prevention

    This guideline aims raise awareness about the magnitude, risk factors and impacts of child injuries globally; to draw attention to the preventability of child injuries and present what is known about the eff ectiveness of intervention strategies; to make recommendations that can be implemented by all cou...

    mhGAP Mental Health Gap Action Programme Scaling up care for mental, neurological, and substance use disorders

    mhGAP is WHO’s action plan to scale up services for mental, neurological and substance use disorders for countries especially with low and lower middle incomes. The priority conditions addressed by mhGAP are: depression, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, suicide, epilepsy, dementia, disorder...

    Operations Manual for Delivery of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment at Primary Health Centres in High-Prevalence, Resource-Constrained Settings Edition 1 for Field-testing

    The Manual is based on a public health approach to scaling-up HIV services in resource-constrained settings. Th is approach includes simple, standardized regimens and formularies; algorithmic clinical decision-making; standardized supervision and patient monitoring approaches; as well as integrated deliv...

    Manual for the health care of children in humanitarian emergencies

    The objective of this manual is to provide comprehensive guidance on child care in emergencies. Existing guidelines, such as Integrated Management of Childhood Illness IMCI, assume a functioning health system that facilitates the referral of children, which may not be available in emergency situations. S...

    Guidelines on the provision of Manual Wheelchairs in less resourced settings

    These guidelines, developed for use in less resourced settings, address the design, production, supply and service delivery of manual wheelchairs, in particular for long-term wheelchair users. The guidelines and related recommendations are targeted at a range of audiences, including policy-makers; planne...

    Clinical Management of Acute Pesticide Intoxication: Prevention of Suicidal Behaviours

    The specific purpose of this document is to improve medical management and mental health care of people with pesticide poisoning in health care facilities at different levels. More particularly, to describe best practices in the clinical management of acute intoxication with pesticides, accidental and in...

    Summary of the international clinical guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired and ventilator-acquired pneumonia

    ERJ open res; 4 (2), 2008
    Nosocomial pneumonia is a frequent infection that is classified into two groups [1]: HAP, which develops in hospitalised patients after 48 h of admission, and does not require (but may include) artificial ventilation at the time of diagnosis [2, 3]; and VAP, which occurs in intensive care unit (ICU) pati...

    Policy guidelines for collaborative TB and HIV services for injecting and other drug users: an integrated approach

    These guidelines aim to provide a strategic approach to reducing morbidity and mortality related to TB and HIV among at-risk drug users and their communities in a way that promotes holistic and person-centered services. They are intended for professionals dealing with the drug users who have the most pro...