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    2018 APLAR axial spondyloarthritis treatment recommendations

    Int. J. Rheum. Dis; 23 (3), 2019
    Despite the availability of axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) recommendations proposed by various rheumatology societies, we considered that a region-specific guideline was of substantial added value to clinicians of the Asia-Pacific region, given the wide variations in predisposition to infections and other...

    Colorectal cancer screening with faecal immunochemical testing, sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy: a clinical practice guideline

    BMJ; 367 (), 2019
    Recent 15-year updates of sigmoidoscopy screening trials provide new evidence on the effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening. Prompted by the new evidence, we asked: “Does colorectal cancer screening make an important difference to health outcomes in individuals initiating screening at age 50 to 7...

    Diagnosis and Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults

    Am. fam. physician; 83 (11), 2011
    Community-acquired pneumonia is diagnosed by clinical features (e.g., cough, fever, pleuritic chest pain) and by lung imaging, usually an infiltrate seen on chest radiography. Initial evaluation should determine the need for hospitalization versus outpatient management using validated mortality or severi...

    Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufciency (CIRCI) in critically ill patients (Part II): Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) 2017

    Intensive care med; 29 (1), 2018
    Tis part II of the guidelines for the diagnosis and management of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufciency (CIRCI) in critically ill patients is related to acute illnesses that may be complicated by CIRCI. We followed strictly the same methodology as for part I (see Appendix 1 in Supplementary...

    Clinical Practice Guideline of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Korean j. intern. med; 79 (4), 2016
    Since the first description of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) as a series of 12 patients in 1967 by Ashbaugh et al.1 , it still remains a major public health problem that incurs high health care costs and causes major mortality in the intensive care unit (ICU) despite improvements in outcomes...

    Severe influenza treatment guideline

    Korean j. intern. med; 29 (1), 2014
    Severe influenza is defined as influenza with a severe symptom or syndrome such as respiratory distress or deceased consciousness or accompanying a severe complication such as encephalopathy or renal failure. In contrast to mild influenza, for which patients recover mostly by ambulatory care, severe infl...

    Guidance for practitioners on the use of antiviral drugs to control influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities in Canada, 2014-2015 season

    The purpose of this guidance document is to inform physicians and other health care practitioners of an increased risk of influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities (LTCF) during the 2014-2015 influenza season in Canada, and to provide recommendations for adjustment to LTCF outbreak control measure...

    Guidelines for the Provision and Assessment of Nutrition Support Therapy in the Adult Critically Ill Patient: Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)

    A.S.P.E.N. and SCCM are both nonprofit organizations com-posed of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals. The mis-sion of A.S.P.E.N. is to improve patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism. The mission of SCCM is to secure the highest-quality care for all...

    The Japanese Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock 2016 (J-SSCG 2016)

    Acute med. surg; 5 (1), 2018
    The Japanese Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock 2016 (JSSCG 2016), a Japanese-specific set of clinical practice guidelines for sepsis and septic shock created jointly by the Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine and the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine, wa...

    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...