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    Dengue: guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control

    Dengue is the most rapidly spreading mosquito-borne viral disease in the world. In the last 50 years, incidence has increased 30-fold with increasing geographic expansion to new countries and, in the present decade, from urban to rural settings. This publication is intended to contribute to prevention an...

    Guidelines for an integrated approach to the nutritional care of HIV-infected children (6 months-14 years)

    HIV infection can impair the nutritional status of infected children from early in life. Growth faltering and reduction in length and height often occurs even before opportunistic infections or other symptoms in almost all infected children. The content of these guidelines acknowledges that wasting and ...

    WHO Guidelines for pharmacological management of pandemic Influenza A(H1N1) 2009 and other influenza viruses: part I recommendations

    The purpose of this document is to provide a basis for advice to clinicians on the use of the currently available antivirals for patients presenting with illness due to influenza virus infection, as well their use for chemoprophylaxis. This guidance updates and replaces the recommendations published in A...

    British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for oesophageal manometry and oesophageal reflux monitoring

    GUT; 68 (), 2019
    These guidelines on oesophageal manometry and gastro-oesophageal reflux monitoring supersede those produced in 2006. Since 2006 there have been significant technological advances, in particular, the development of high resolution manometry (HRM) and oesophageal impedance monitoring. The guidelines were d...

    Colorectal cancer screening with faecal immunochemical testing, sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy: a microsimulation modelling study

    BMJ; 367 (I1515), 2019
    OBJECTIVE: To estimate benefits and harms of different colorectal cancer screening strategies, stratified by (baseline) 15-year colorectal cancer risk. DESIGN: Microsimulation modelling study using MIcrosimulation SCreening ANalysis-Colon (MISCAN-Colon).SETTING: A parallel guideline committee (BMJ Rapid ...

    Clinical guideline for treating acute respiratory insufficiency with invasive ventilation and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Evidence-based recommendations for choosing modes and setting parameters of mechanical ventilation

    Respiration; 98 (4), 2019
    For patients with acute respiratory insufficiency, mechanical ("invasive") ventilation is a fundamental therapeutic measure to ensure sufficient gas exchange. Despite decades of strong research efforts, central questions on mechanical ventilation therapy are still answered incompletely. Therefore, many d...

    Canadian Critical Care Society clinical practice guideline: The use of vasopressin and vasopressin analogues in critically ill adults with distributive shock

    Canadian Journal of Anesthesia; 67 (March), 2020
    Purpose: Hemodynamic management of adults with distributive shock often includes the use of catecholamine-based vasoconstricting medications. It is unclear whether adding vasopressin or vasopressin analogues to catecholamine therapy is beneficial in the management of patients with distributive shock. The...

    Guidance for national tuberculosis programmes on the management of tuberculosis in children

    This Guideline outlines the purpose and the target audience of the second edition of Guidance for national tuberculosis programmes on the management of tuberculosis in children. It discusses the difference between TB in children and adolescents and TB in adults and provides an estimate of the burden of c...

    Meningitis outbreak response in sub-Saharan Africa: WHO guideline

    For over 100 years, major epidemics of meningococcal disease have occurred every few years within the African meningitis belt, which runs across the continent from Senegal to Ethiopia. The objectives of this review were to revise WHO guidelines on control of epidemic meningitis in subSaharan Africa conce...

    The use of molecular line probe assays for the detection of resistance to isoniazid and rifampicin

    Tuberculosis (TB) remains a large-scale public health problem. Key global priorities for TB care and control include improving case-detection and detecting cases earlier, including cases of smear-negative disease. This document updates existing WHO policy on the use of molecular LPAs for detecting MTBC a...