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Guideline Summaries

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Get Alerts

British Society for Haematology Guidelines 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:009126

British Thoracic Society guideline for advanced diagnostic and therapeutic flexible bronchoscopy in adults.

  • NGC:009130

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

  • NGC:009127

British Thoracic Society guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia in children: update 2011.

  • 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Withdrawn Guideline Summaries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: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 Neurology Get Alerts

  • 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: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: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 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.

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 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 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.

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.

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