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    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 ...

    Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral

    This guideline covers the initial assessment of symptoms and signs that might indicate a neurological condition. It helps non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be offered referral for specialist investigation....

    Prevención y detección temprana de cáncer de pulmón en el primer nivel de atención

    Esta guía aborda aspectos relacionados con la prevención y la detección temprana del cáncer de pulmón en el primer nivel de atención...

    WHO guidelines on health policy and system support to optimize community health worker programmes

    The overall goal of this guideline is to assist national governments and national and international partners to improve the design, implementation, performance and evaluation of CHW programmes, contributing to the progressive realization of universal health coverage....

    Cardiac rehabilitation delivery model for low-resource settings

    Heart; 102 (18), 2016
    "OBJECTIVE: Cardiovascular disease is a global epidemic, which is largely preventable. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is demonstrated to be cost-effective and efficacious in high-income countries. CR could represent an important approach to mitigate the epidemic of cardiovascular disease in lower-resource s...

    NHF-McMaster Guideline on Care Models for Haemophilia Management

    Haemophilia; 22 (suppl 3), 2016
    This guideline was developed to identify evidence-based best practices in haemophilia care delivery, and discuss the range of care providers and services that are most important to optimize outcomes for persons with haemophilia (PWH) across the United States. The guideline was developed following specifi...

    Guidelines on core components of infection prevention and control programmes at the national and acute health care facility level

    Health care-associated infections (HAI) are one of the most common adverse events in care delivery and a major public health problem with an impact on morbidity, mortality and quality of life. At any one time, up to 7% of patients in developed and 10% in developing countries will acquire at least one HAI...

    WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience

    Endorsed, by the UN Secretary-General, this is a comprehensive WHO guideline on routine ANC for pregnant women and adolescent girls. It aims to complement existing WHO guidelines on the management of specific pregnancy-related complications. The guidance aims to capture the complex nature of the issues s...

    WHO guideline on the use of safety-engineered syringes for intramuscular, intradermal and subcutaneous injections in health care settings

    Injections are one of the most common health care procedures. Every year at least 16 billion injections are administered worldwide. The vast majority around 90% are given in curative care. Immunization injections account for around 5% of all injections, with the remaining covering other indications, incl...

    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 ...