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    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...

    WHO guideline on use of ferritin concentrations to assess iron status in individuals and populations

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on the use of indicators for assessing a population’s iron status and application of the use of ferritin concentrations for monitoring and evaluating iron interventions. his guideline aims to help WHO Member States and their partners to ...

    WHO guidelines for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus

    WHO published interim guidelines on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus in September 2016, based on a limited amount of evidence under an emergency process during a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). The body of evidence has grown considerably since then, and WHO ex...

    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...

    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 ...

    Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post abortion contraception

    Planned and regulated task shifting and task sharing can have a range of benefits. It can ensure a rational optimization of the available health workforce, address health system shortages of specialized health-care professionals, improve equity in access to health care and increase the acceptability of h...

    Consensus summary statement of the International Multidisciplinary Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring in Neurocritical Care: a statement for healthcare professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

    Intensive care med; 40 (9), 2014
    Neurocritical care depends, in part, on careful patient monitoring but as yet there are little data on what processes are the most important to monitor, how these should be monitored, and whether monitoring these processes is cost-effective and impacts outcome. At the same time, bioinformatics is a rapid...