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Guideline Summaries

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Get Alerts

British Committee for Standards in Haematology Get Alerts

  • NGC:009278
  • 2004 May (revised 2012)

Guidelines on the diagnosis, investigation and management of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. This updates a previously published guideline summary.

British Thoracic Society Get Alerts

  • NGC:009130

British Thoracic Society guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia in adults: update 2009.

  • NGC:009128

Guidelines for the prevention and management of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease in adult patients with chronic kidney disease.

  • NGC:009129

Investigation of a unilateral pleural effusion in adults: British Thoracic Society pleural disease guideline 2010.

  • NGC:009137

Local anaesthetic thoracoscopy: British Thoracic Society pleural disease guideline 2010.

  • NGC:009135

Management of a malignant pleural effusion: British Thoracic Society pleural disease guideline 2010.

  • NGC:009136

Management of pleural infection in adults: British Thoracic Society pleural disease guideline 2010.

  • NGC:009134

Management of spontaneous pneumothorax: British Thoracic Society pleural disease guideline 2010.

  • NGC:009138

Pleural procedures and thoracic ultrasound: British Thoracic Society pleural disease guideline 2010.

Withdrawn Guideline Summaries

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Get Alerts

  • NGC:006621

Oncology evidence-based nutrition practice guideline.

  • NGC:006623

Pediatric weight management evidence-based nutrition practice guideline.

Alzheimer's Association Get Alerts

  • NGC:006925

Dementia care practice recommendations for assisted living residences and nursing homes: phase 3 end-of-life care.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Get Alerts

  • NGC:005512

Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with anxiety disorders.

  • NGC:005912

Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

  • NGC:005511

Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with bipolar disorder.

  • NGC:005513

Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with oppositional defiant disorder.

  • NGC:005923

Practice parameter for the assessment of the family.

  • NGC:005514

Practice parameter on child and adolescent mental health care in community systems of care.

  • NGC:005924

Practice parameters for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with depressive disorders.

American Academy of Dermatology Get Alerts

  • NGC:005625

Guidelines of care for acne vulgaris management.

American Academy of Neurology Get Alerts

  • NGC:003644

Assessment: transcranial Doppler ultrasonography: report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

  • NGC:005580

Assessment: use of epidural steroid injections to treat radicular lumbosacral pain. Report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

  • NGC:005863

Evidence report: the medical treatment of ocular myasthenia (an evidence-based review). Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

  • NGC:005579

Neutralizing antibodies to interferon beta: assessment of their clinical and radiographic impact: an evidence report. Report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

  • NGC:003530

Practice parameter: diagnostic assessment of the child with cerebral palsy: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology Society.

  • NGC:006747

Practice parameter: evaluating an apparent unprovoked first seizure in adults (an evidence-based review). Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society.

  • NGC:003531

Practice parameter: recurrent stroke with patent foramen ovale and atrial septal aneurysm: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

  • NGC:005671

Practice parameter: treatment of nervous system Lyme disease (an evidence-based review). Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

  • NGC:006746

Reassessment: neuroimaging in the emergency patient presenting with seizure (an evidence-based review). Report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Get Alerts

  • NGC:005664

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons clinical guideline on diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome.

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Get Alerts

  • NGC:006414

Clinical practice guideline: adult sinusitis.

American Academy of Pediatrics Get Alerts

  • NGC:005582

Antiviral therapy and prophylaxis for influenza in children.

  • NGC:005835

Beyond Munchausen Syndrome by proxy: identification and treatment of child abuse in a medical setting.

  • NGC:005435

Cord blood banking for potential future transplantation.

  • NGC:005836

Evaluation of suspected child physical abuse.

  • NGC:005838

Maltreatment of children with disabilities.

  • NGC:005434

Office-based counseling for unintentional injury prevention.

  • NGC:005839

Prevention of varicella: recommendations for use of varicella vaccines in children, including a recommendation for a routine 2-dose varicella immunization schedule.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine Get Alerts

  • NGC:007519

Clinical guidelines for the use of unattended portable monitors in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea in adult patients.

  • NGC:006235

Practice parameters for the clinical evaluation and treatment of circadian rhythm sleep disorders.

  • NGC:006234

Practice parameters for the treatment of narcolepsy and other hypersomnias of central origin.

  • NGC:005607

Practice parameters for the use of actigraphy in the assessment of sleep and sleep disorders: an update for 2007.

American Association for Respiratory Care Get Alerts

  • NGC:005573

Bronchoscopy assisting—2007 revision & update.

  • NGC:005574

Removal of the endotracheal tube—2007 revision & update.

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Get Alerts

  • NGC:005907

Prevention and management of gastroesophageal varices and variceal hemorrhage in cirrhosis.

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses Get Alerts

  • NGC:008696

Care of the patient with seizures. Second edition.

  • NGC:006950

Neurologic assessment of the older adult. A guide for nurses.

American Association of Poison Control Centers Get Alerts

  • NGC:005889

Atypical antipsychotic medication poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management.

  • NGC:005890

Dextromethorphan poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management.

  • NGC:005891

Elemental mercury exposure: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management.

  • NGC:005892

Methylphenidate poisoning: an evidence-based consensus guideline for out-of-hospital management.

American Cancer Society Get Alerts

  • NGC:006083

(1) ACS guidelines for breast cancer screening: update 2003. (2) American Cancer Society Guideline for breast screening with MRI as an adjunct to mammography (2007).

  • NGC:006078

American Cancer Society guideline for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine use to prevent cervical cancer and its precursors.

American College of Cardiology Foundation Get Alerts

  • NGC:005906

ACC/AHA 2007 guidelines for the management of patients with unstable angina/non ST-Elevation myocardial infarction.

  • NGC:005595

ACCF/AHA 2007 clinical expert consensus document on coronary artery calcium scoring by computed tomography in global cardiovascular risk assessment and in evaluation of patients with chest pain. A report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Clinical Expert Consensus Task Force (ACCF/AHA Writing Committee to Update the 2000 Expert Consensus Document on Electron Beam Computed Tomography) developed in collaboration with the Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

American College of Emergency Physicians Get Alerts

  • NGC:005847

Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute heart failure syndromes.

  • NGC:005584

Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with syncope.

  • NGC:005946

Clinical policy: critical issues in the management of patients presenting to the emergency department with acetaminophen overdose.

American College of Physicians Get Alerts

  • NGC:005523

Current diagnosis of venous thromboembolism in primary care: a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians.

  • NGC:005968

Diagnosis and treatment of low back pain: A joint clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society.

  • NGC:005967

Glycemic control and type 2 diabetes mellitus: the optimal hemoglobin A1c targets. A guidance statement from the American College of Physicians.

  • NGC:005524

Management of venous thromboembolism: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

  • NGC:005578

Screening mammography for women 40 to 49 years of age: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians.

American Gastroenterological Association Institute Get Alerts

  • NGC:005792

AGA Institute medical position statement on acute pancreatitis.

  • NGC:006013

Eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adults: a systematic review and consensus recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.

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