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    WHO guideline on the use of safety-engineered syringes for intramuscular, intradermal and subcutaneous injections in health care settings

    Injections are one of the most common health care procedures. Every year at least 16 billion injections are administered worldwide. The vast majority around 90% are given in curative care. Immunization injections account for around 5% of all injections, with the remaining covering other indications, incl...

    Guidelines for treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis and patient care: 2017 update

    The present guideline update aims to use the best available evidence on the treatment of drug-susceptible TB, as well as on interventions to ensure adequate patient care and support, in order to inform policy decisions made in these technical areas by national TB control programme managers, national poli...

    WHO recommendations on newborn health: guidelines approved by the WHO Guidelines Review Committee

    This publication on WHO recommendations related to newborn health is one of four in a series; the others relate to maternal, child and adolescent health. The objective of this document is to make available WHO recommendations on newborn health in one easy-to-access document for WHO staff, policy-makers, ...

    WHO recommendations: uterotonics for the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage

    Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 ml or more within 24 hours after birth, and affects about 5% of all women giving birth around the world. The primary aim of these recommendations is to improve the quality of care and outcomes for women giving birth, as they relate t...

    WHO guidelines for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus: executive summary

    Zika virus is an arthropod-borne flavivirus, which is transmitted primarily by mosquitoes of the Aedes genus, but can also be transmitted through sexual intercourse. The overall goal of these guidelines is to provide guidance and evidence-based recommendations about the prevention of sexual transmission ...

    Integrated care for older people (ICOPE): Guidance on person-centred assessment and pathways in primary care

    This handbook draws on the work of the many people around the world dedicated to the care and support of older people. The primary intended audience for this handbook is health and social care workers in the community and in primary care settings. The guidance in this handbook will help community health...

    Guía de Práctica Clínica para el tratamiento de depresión en adultos

    La guía trata de temas relacionados al tratamiento de la depresión, tocando temas como: las perspectivas y experiencias de los pacientes con depresión y sus familiares; evaluación y cribado de la depresión; los modelos de atención; tratamiento psicoterapéutico, tratamiento farmacológico; estrateg...

    The Miami International Evidence-Based Guidelines on minimally invasive pancreas resection

    Annals of Surgery; (September 16), 2019
    Objective: The aim of tis study was to develop and externally validate the first evidence-based guidelines on minimally invasive pancreas resection (MIPR) before and during the International Evidence-based Guidelines on Minimally Invasive Pancreas Resection (IG-MIPR) meeting in Miami (March 2019). Summar...

    Clinical practice guideline of integrative Chinese and Western medicine for acute myocardial infarction

    Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine; 10 April 2019 (), 2019
    With increasing morbidity and mortality, acute myocardial infarction (AMI) has become one of the major causes of human death, leading to heavy burdens to individuals, families and society. Previous researches have found that though large amount of resources and great effort were devoted, no significant i...

    Vascular access in children requiring maintenance haemodialysis: a consensus document by the European Society for Paediatric Nephrology Dialysis Working Group

    Nephrol. dial. transplant; 34 (10), 2019
    There are three principle forms of vascular access available for the treatment of children with end stage kidney disease (ESKD) by haemodialysis: tunnelled catheters placed in a central vein (central venous lines, CVLs), arteriovenous fistulas (AVF), and arteriovenous grafts (AVG) using prosthetic orbiol...