Resultados: 10

    2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings

    This updated guideline responds to changes in healthcare delivery and addresses new concerns about transmission of infectious agents to patients and healthcare workers in the United States and infection control. The primary objective of the guideline is to improve the safety of the nation’s healthcare ...

    Emergency and acute medical care in over 16s: service delivery and organisation

    This guideline covers organising and delivering emergency and acute medical care for people aged over 16 in the community and in hospital. It aims to reduce the need for hospital admissions by giving advanced training to paramedics and providing community alternatives to hospital care. It also promotes g...

    Fractures (complex): assessment and management

    This guideline covers assessing and managing pelvic fractures, open fractures and severe ankle fractures (known as pilon fractures and intra-articular distal tibia fractures) in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance services), emergency departments and major trauma centres. It aims to reduce deaths ...

    Clinical practice guidelines for the medical management of nonhospitalized ulcerative colitis: the Toronto consensus

    Gastroenterology; 148 (5), 2015
    BACKGROUND & AIMS:: The medical management of ulcerative colitis (UC) has improved through the development of new therapies and novel approaches that optimize existing drugs. Previous Canadian consensus guidelines addressed the management of severe UC in the hospitalized patient. We now present consensu...

    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...

    The Saudi Clinical Practice Guideline for the treatment of venous thromboembolism: outpatient versus inpatient management

    Saudi med. J; 36 (8), 2015
    Venous thromboembolism (VTE) including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) is commonly encountered in daily clinical practice. After diagnosis, its management frequently carries significant challenges to the clinical practitioner. Treatment of VTE with the inappropriate modality and/or...

    Guía de práctica clínica sobre terapia intravenosa con dispositivos no permanentes en adultos

    El objetivo principal de la guía es proporcionar a los profesionales sanitarios una herramienta que les permita tomar decisiones basadas en evidencia sobre aspectos de la atención al paciente adulto con indicación de terapia intravenosa con dispositivos no permanentes. Además, se señalan los objetiv...

    Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infections when novel coronavirus is suspected: What to do and what not to do

    This interim guidance document aims to help clinicians with supportive management of patients who have acute respiratory failure and septic shock as a consequence of severe infection. Because other complications have been seen (renal failure, pericarditis, DIC, as above) clinicians should monitor for the...

    Diagnosis of DVT: antithrombotic therapy and prevention of thrombosis: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

    Chest; 141 (2,supl), 2012
    BACKGROUND: Objective testing for DVT is crucial because clinical assessment alone is unreliable and the consequences of misdiagnosis are serious. This guideline focuses on the identification of optimal strategies for the diagnosis of DVT in ambulatory adults. METHODS: The methods of this guideline follo...

    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...