QD: News Every Day--New statin guidelines could create 13 million more adults eligible for prescriptions
QD: News Every Day--New statin guidelines could create 13 million more adults eligible for prescriptions. ... Statin guidelines released last year could increase the number of adults who would be eligible for statin therapy by 12.8 million, mostly from
A: It was certainly not attitudes among physicians in general that have influenced guidelines. ... attitudes. My hope is that awareness of the guidelines is actually influencing their attitudes.
The eating patterns for many Americans are not healthy, according to the dietary guidelines committee report. ... Guidelines. 2013 AHA/ACC guideline on lifestyle management to reduce cardiovascular risk: a report of the American College of
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preferences, according to a new clinical practice guideline released May 3 by the American Urological Association. ... The guideline states:. --PSA screening in men under age 40 years is not recommended.
Representatives of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) approved updated guidelines to help ensure the safety and quality of telemedicine technology. ... But as telemedicine has grown, so too, has the need for clear, common-sense guidelines that
ACP, along with other health care organizations, supports new guidelines released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the National Partnership for Women & Families. ... The Project on Facility Guidelines for the Safe
I read many articles and finally think I am understanding the big progress these guidelines achieve. ... My favorite review is on Medscape (free registration required) New Cholesterol Guidelines Abandon LDL Targets.
prides itself on its rigorous guidelines process and reputation (see sidebar, “What's in a guideline?”). ... But that wasn't the point of the guideline, said Dr. Cooke, who is on ACP's clinical guidelines committee.
The professional societies and other groups that develop guidelines should not accept direct industry funding for the work, the report said. ... Anyone with a financial conflict of interest should not participate in guideline development.
Alcohol is associated with so many benefits and harms that it's hard to know where to start talking to patients about using it. One place might be alcohol misuse and abuse. Teach patients where they fall on the continuum of drinking behavior.