The guidelines give more specific recommendations about when to do these things and how often,” Dr. ... Guerra said. “That is the real advantage of these guidelines is that they are clear.”.
However, clinicians and guidelines have not always been clear on exactly which older patients should be exempt. ... I say, ‘There's national discussions and guidelines, and here's what some of the options are.’”.
The new guidelines:. This week, to great fanfare, a new approach to prescribing statins was introduced. ... The guidelines will allow some people to stop taking their statins, which is good.
These are suggested guidelines. If you decide you want to treat the patient and they don't quite meet the guidelines, that's up to you. ... If you don't want to treat your patients and they meet the guidelines, again, that is up to you.”.
The guidelines for complex chronic care coordination services were revised, at the request of ACP and other specialty societies, to better define appropriate use. ... The revised code ranges are included in the guidelines and the exclusionary statement
See the sidebar “Additional reading.”). With growing concern about the safety of methadone, the American Pain Society published a new clinical practice guideline in the April Journal of Pain to improve ... Methadone safety: a clinical practice
Roger Chou, MD, FACP, who authored the 2007 ACP guidelines, points out other barriers. ... It incorporated several elements, including a series of questions that clinicians had to answer to confirm compliance with medical guidelines.
Dr. Brisson and colleagues are currently developing guidelines that seek to explore the use of EHRs for educational purposes without violating patient privacy. ... Much of what will be included in the guidelines will simply reinforce the principles of
Since 2005, according to the 32nd Bethesda Conference Guidelines, more adults than children have congenital heart disease, and that adult population increases about 5% each year. ... Health careHealth careHealth care guidelines.
Although the majority of patients taking insulin in the U.S. today have type 2 diabetes, insulin was downgraded as a treatment option for type 2 in the most recent guidelines ... The guidelines now recommend glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor