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Cardiology Management

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment: Too Many Guidelines?

2016 20 Sep

A review of 17 primary prevention guidelines on adult cardiovascular risk assessment shows considerable variation among different recommendations on performing cardiovascular disease risk screening, risk stratification and treatment. Results are published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.While the review shows consensus on performing cardiovascular... Read more

IT Management

New AMA Telemedicine and Telehealth Guidelines

2016 17 Jun

New ethical guidance adopted today at the American Medical Association's (AMA) Annual Meeting will help physicians understand how their fundamental responsibilities may play out differently when patient interactions occur through telemedicine, compared to traditional patient interactions at a medical office or hospital.The new ethical guidance on telehealth... Read more

ICU Management

ESA2016: Guidelines on Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism On the Way

2016 02 Jun

The first European recommendations on postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE)  are on their way, and are intended to be much more practical and clinical than the U.S. recommendations, said Prof. Charles-Marc Samama, Chair of the European Task Force on Prevention of  Venous Thromboembolism in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care and Chair of the ESA Scientific... Read more

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Making the MAGIC

2016 30 May

Guiding Vascular Access Selection for Intensive Care - a Summary of Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters (MAGIC) Determining appropriateness for vascular access devices limits the risk of complications in critically ill patients. Michigan Appropriateness Guide to Intravenous Catheters (MAGIC) establishes evidence-based indications as... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 2, 2016

2016 27 May

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12. Bielefelder Intensivtag

2016 29 Apr

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Guideline: Ventilatory Management of Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure

2016 05 Apr

The British Thoracic Society/ Intensive Care Society guideline on ventilatory management of acute hypercapnic respiratory failure has been updated and published open access as a summary and full text. The guideline aims to outline the evidence of suboptimal care in acute hypercapnic respiratory failure (AHRF) in the UK, provide an overview of the evidence... Read more

Cardiology Management

Preventing Heart Disease in Women - Which Guidelines?

2016 08 Feb

Nanette K. Wenger, MD, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Emeritus, Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA), has published a clear and concise review article on how to apply the many new and continuously updated guidelines for preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and reducing CVD risk factors in women. The article titled Juggling Multiple... Read more

IMAGING Management

Screening in Older People - When Not To

2016 22 Jan

Researchers in the U.S. have found that nearly 16 percent of individuals 65 years or older may have received non-recommended screenings for breast and prostate cancers because they had limited life expectancies of less than 10 years. The finding, reported in JAMA Oncology, could help inform measures to curb unnecessary and potentially harmful cancer... Read more

ICU Management

Nutrition Therapy - ASPEN/SCCM Updated Guidelines

2016 19 Jan

The 2009 American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) nutrition therapy guidelines for critically ill patients have been updated by a multidisciplinary committee of experts in clinical nutrition and are published by ASPEN and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.The guidelines... Read more

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