Resultados: 16

    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...

    Pharmacologic treatment of hypertension in adults aged 60 years or older to higher versus lower blood pressure targets: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians

    Ann. intern. med; 166 (6), 2017
    DESCRIPTION: The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) jointly developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations based on the benefits and harms of higher versus lower blood pressure targets for the treatment of hyper...

    Osteoporosis: assessing the risk of fragility fracture

    This guideline covers assessing the risk of fragility fracture in people aged 18 and over with osteoporosis. It aims to provide guidance on the selection and use of risk assessment tools in the care of adults at risk of fragility fractures in all NHS settings. In February 2017, this guideline was updated...

    Management of Chronic Insomnia Disorder in Adults: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians

    Ann. intern. med; 165 (2), 2016
    "DESCRIPTION: The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on the management of chronic insomnia disorder in adults. METHODS: This guideline is based on a systematic review of randomized, controlled trials published in Eng...

    Diagnosis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. Update consensus document from the AEEH, SEOM, SERAM, SERVEI and SETH

    Med. clín. (Barc); 146 (11), 2016
    Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common primary malignancy of the liver and one of the most frequent causes of death in patients with liver cirrhosis. Simultaneously with the recognition of the clinical relevance of this neoplasm, in recent years there have been important developments in the diagnosi...

    Guidelines for the prevention, detection and therapy of vitamin d deficiency in adults

    Lijec vjesn; 138 (5-6), 2016
    It is estimated that over one billion of people around the globe have low serum values of vitamin D, therefore, we can consider vitamin D deficiency as a pandemic and public health problem. Geographic position of Croatia, especially the continental part of the country, is a risk factor for the developmen...

    Nonpharmacologic Versus Pharmacologic Treatment of Adult Patients With Major Depressive Disorder: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians

    Ann. intern. med; 164 (5), 2016
    "DESCRIPTION: The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on the comparative effectiveness of treatment with second-generation antidepressants versus nonpharmacologic treatments for major depressive disorder in adults. ME...

    The Toronto Consensus Statements for the Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Pregnancy

    Gastroenterology; 150 (3), 2016
    "BACKGROUND & AIMS: The management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) poses a particular challenge during pregnancy because the health of both the mother and the fetus must be considered. METHODS: A systematic literature search identified studies on the management of IBD during pregnancy. The quality o...