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    KDOQI Clinical Practice Guideline for Nutrition in CKD: 2020 Update

    Am. j. kidney dis; 76 (3), 2020
    The National Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) has provided evidence-based guidelines for nutrition in kidney diseases since 1999. Since the publication of the first KDOQI nutrition guideline, there has been a great accumulation of new evidence regarding the managem...

    The Veterans Administration and Department of Defense clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders: what does this mean for the practice of sleep medicine?

    J. clin. sleep med; 16 (8), 2020
    In 2017 the Veterans Administration (VA) and Department of Defense (DOD) launched development of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, with the goal of informing and improving patient care. The guideline development process followed GRADE methodology, con...

    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) The right clinical information, right where it's needed

    A potentially severe acute respiratory infection caused by the novel coronavirus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).[1] The clinical presentation is generally that of a respiratory infection with a symptom severity ranging from a mild common cold-like illness, to a severe viral ...

    Guideline No. 404: initial investigation and management of benign ovarian masses

    J. obstet. gynaecol. Can; 42 (8), 2020
    To provide recommendations for a systematic approach to the initial investigation and management of a benign ovarian mass and facilitate patient referral to a gynaecologic oncologist for management....

    Guideline No. 403: initial investigation and management of adnexal masses

    J. obstet. gynaecol. Can; 42 (8), 2020
    To aid primary care physicians, emergency medicine physicians, and gynaecologists in the initial investigation of adnexal masses, defined as lumps that appear near the uterus or in or around ovaries, fallopian tubes, or surrounding connective tissue, and to outline recommendations for identifying women w...

    Management considerations for the surgical treatment of Colorectal Cancer during the Global COVID-19 pandemic

    Ann. surg; 272 (2), 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic requires to conscientiously weigh ‘‘timely surgical intervention’’ for colorectal cancer against efforts to conserve hospital resources and protect patients and health care providers. Professional societies provided ad-hoc guidance at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic on d...

    Guía para el cuidado de pacientes adultos críticos con COVID-19 en las Américas (Versión 2, 29 de julio del 2020)

    Esta guía de práctica clínica provee recomendaciones informadas por la evidencia para la identificación de marcadores y factores de riesgo de mortalidad de los pacientes críticos, control de la infección, recolección de muestras, cuidado de soporte (ventilatorio y hemodinámico), tratamiento farma...

    Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of VTE in patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019: CHEST guideline and expert panel report

    Emerging evidence shows that severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can be complicated by a significant coagulopathy, that likely manifests in the form of both microthrombosis and VTE. This recognition has led to the urgent need for practical guidance regarding prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of...

    Management and prevention of anemia (acute bleeding excluded) in adult critical care patients

    Anemia is very common in critical care patients, on admission (affecting about two thirds ofpatients), but also during and after their stay, due to repeated blood loss, the effects of inflammation onerythropoiesis, a decreased red blood cell life span, and haemodilution. Anemia is associated withseverity...

    Society for Vascular Surgery clinical practice guidelines of thoracic endovascular aortic repair for descending thoracic aortic aneurysms

    Thoracic aortic diseases, including disease of the descending thoracic aorta (DTA), are significant causes of death in the United States. Open repair of DTA is a physiologically impactful operation with relatively high rates of mortality, paraplegia, and renal failure. Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repa...