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    ESCMID COVID-19 guidelines: diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2 [Pré-print]

    The present guideline has the objective of identifying the most appropriate diagnostic test and/or diagnostic/screening approach for1) patients with signs and symptoms of COVID-19; 2) travelers from areas with low and high COVID-19 prevalence, healthcare workers, and other individuals at risk for exposur...

    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): The right clinical information, right where it's needed

    A potentially severe acute respiratory infection caused by the novel coronavirus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).[1] The clinical presentation is generally that of a respiratory infection with a symptom severity ranging from a mild common cold-like illness, to a severe viral ...

    Oral Health: supporting adults who require assistance second edition

    BPGs promote consistency and excellence in clinical care, administrative policies, procedures and education, with the aim of achieving optimal health outcomes for people, communities and the health system as a whole. This BPG replaces the RNAO BPG Oral Health: Nursing Assessment and Intervention, which w...

    Guía de práctica clínica enfermera sobre hemocultivos

    El hemocultivo es un método diagnóstico para la detección de bacterias y otros microorganismos en sangre. Es una de las pruebas más eficientes para el diagnóstico de las bacteriemias. La extracción de hemocultivos está recomendada cuando existe infección o sospecha de infección en pacientes de t...

    Lung cancer: diagnosis and management

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing non-small-cell and small-cell lung cancer. It aims to improve outcomes for patients by ensuring that the most effective tests and treatments are used, and that people have access to suitable palliative care and follow-up....

    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...

    Personal protective equipment for use in a filovirus disease outbreak: rapid advice guideline

    Filoviruses (Ebola and Marburg) are highly contagious pathogens, which cause severe and often fatal illness in humans. Health workers are at increased risk of infection with these viruses because of their close and prolonged contact with severely ill patients with a high viral load. The risk of transmiss...

    Care of dying adults in the last days of life

    This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to 3 days of life. It aims to improve end of life care for people in their last days of life by communicating respectfully and involving them, and the people important to them, in decisions and by mainta...

    Managing meningitis epidemics in Africa A quick reference guide for health authorities and health-care workers

    Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial form of meningitis, a serious infection of the meninges (brain membrane). It can cause severe brain damage and is fatal in 50% of cases if untreated. It provides a concise overview of the World Health Organization (WHO) strategy to detect and respond to meningitis ...