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New Pap smear guidelines: right care or rationed care?

New Pap smear guidelines: right care or rationed care? This post by Davis Liu, MD, appeared at Better Health. ... This is not rationed care. That is, of course, until the next revision in the guidelines and recommendations. .
December 2019

Medical talks in India part 3, dangers of guidelines and the pirate's code

Medical talks in India part 3, dangers of guidelines and the pirate's code. ... The case of conflicting guidelines proves the point clearly. Guideline development succumbs to biases easily.
December 2019

Catch up on new COPD guidelines

Updated guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease revised the definition and staging of the condition, and an expert offers tips for optimal care. ... To assess symptoms, the guidelines recommend using the modified Medical Research Council
June 2018

ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

The fact-filled infection control guideline

Instead, many (can I suggest most) of the recommendations in HAI guidelines are based on uncontrolled before-after quasi-experimental studies, expert opinion and perpetuated dogma. ... Does anyone stop to think how these fact-challenged guidelines might
December 2019

IDSA's strep pharyngitis guideline disappoints me

IDSA's strep pharyngitis guideline disappoints me. As soon as I read the title of the IDSA guidelines I understood. ... This is not a trivial point. This guideline, and other similar disease oriented guidelines, discourages clinical diagnostic reasoning.
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Simple guidelines decreased unneeded antibiotics

Eleven user-friendly guidelines were sent to all physicians and pharmacists in January 2005. ... The guidelines are still available here.). During the year after the guidelines' release, outpatient antibiotic prescriptions in Quebec decreased 4.2%.
December 2019

My descent into guideline fatigue syndrome

My descent into guideline fatigue syndrome. It started slowly. My former resident and present colleague, Terry Shaneyfelt, MD, FACP, first authored ”Are Guidelines Following Guidelines? ... While I understood the problems of guidelines (I had found a 40
December 2019

Practice guidelines and quality care

Practice guidelines and quality care. As I have noted previously, I have a “love-hate” relationship with practice guidelines. ... The authors limited their study to guidelines published jointly by the American College of Cardiology and the American
December 2019

New gout guidelines and 'treat to target'

gout guidelines, said that rheumatologists are concerned about the potential impact on patients from the ACP guideline's nonsupport for treat-to-target. ... The ACP guideline, the ACR 2012 guidelines, and the EULAR 2016 guidelines are in agreement that a
April 2017

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