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    Guidelines for the diagnosis, the prevention and the treatment of leprosy

    The Guidelines for the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Leprosy provide state-of-the-art knowledge and evidence on leprosy diagnosis, treatment and prevention based on a public health approach in endemic countries. The target audience of this document includes policy-makers in leprosy or infectious...

    Updated recommendations on first-line and second-line antiretroviral regimens and post-exposure prophylaxis and recommendations on early infant diagnosis of HIV

    Update on recommendations on antiretroviral regimens for treating and preventing HIV infection: In 2016, WHO published the consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection and recommended tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) + lamivudine (3TC) (or ...

    WHO recommendation: calcium supplementation during pregnancy for prevention of pre-eclampsia and its complications

    Improving care for women during pregnancy and around the time of childbirth to prevent and treat pre-eclampsia and eclampsia is a necessary step towards the achievement of the health targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Efforts to prevent and reduce morbidity and mortality due to these co...

    Management of physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disorders

    Preventable physical health conditions lead to premature mortality in people with severe mental disorders, reducing their life span by 10-20 years. The majority of these premature deaths are due to physical health conditions. The physical health of people with severe mental disorders is commonly overlook...

    Guidelines for the care and treatment of persons diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C virus infection

    These guidelines aim to provide evidence-based recommendations on the care and treatment of persons diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C infection. They update the care and treatment section of the WHO Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection issued in April 20...

    Latent TB infection: updated and consolidated guidelines for programmatic management

    Background The programmatic management of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in populations most at risk of developing TB remains a critical activity to disrupt Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission, as identified in the End TB Strategy. LTBI is defined as a state of persistent immune response to sti...

    Individualized medication of voriconazole: a practice guideline of the division of therapeutic drug monitoring, chinese pharmacological society

    Ther. Drug Monit; 40 (60), 2018
    BACKGROUND: Voriconazole (VRZ) is a second-generation triazole antifungal agent with broad-spectrum activity. It is available in both intravenous and oral formulations, and is primarily indicated for treating invasive aspergillosis. The most commonly used dose for adults is 4 mg/kg or 200 mg twice daily....

    The 2018 ISDE achalasia guidelines

    Dis. Esoph.; 31 (9), 2018
    Achalasia is a relatively rare primary motor esophageal disorder, characterized by absence of relaxations of the lower esophageal sphincter and of peristalsis along the esophageal body. As a result, patients typically present with dysphagia, regurgitation and occasionally chest pain, pulmonary complicati...

    Clinical practice guidelines in complicated intra-abdominal infection 2018: an Indonesian perspective

    Surg. infect; 20 (1), 2018
    BACKGROUND: The occurrence of complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) remains high despite system improvement in accordance with Joint Commission International because of heterogeneity of management. However, published clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) were not feasible to be implemented because ...