per year based on guidelines) to monitor treatment efficacy, and managing long-term toxicities such as metabolic and renal disease as well as dealing with an aging population. ... It is very important that guidelines by ACP and the USPSTF reflect these
Qaseem A, Humphrey LL, Sweet DE, Starkey M, Shekelle P; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. ... Oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of
If you're looking for a ‘Tell me exactly what I need to do each time’ guideline, this is going to drive you crazy,” he said. ... ACP offered feedback on a draft version of the CDC guidelines and issued a statement of support after the final version
Guidelines allow the reporting of an additional diagnosis to support the abnormal test result.
She'd like to see either regulation or guidelines setting out acceptable doses for routine studies, and recently proposed a metric to the National Quality Forum that would help practices voluntarily
Meanwhile, a sudden uptick in falls could be triggered by anything from fading vision to problematic medications to heart rhythm abnormalities, according to fall prevention guidelines published last year in the
A 2010 guideline from the American Heart Association (AHA) has added to the controversy over the condition as more Americans head toward obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular problems. ... The guidelines, which were last updated in 2006, were published in
cholesterol. Note that the committee merely advises, so these are not yet the official dietary guidelines for Americans. ... That's really what matters. Finally, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is advising on the dietary guidelines for all
Evidence suggests that the new guidelines and risk calculator potentially overestimate 10-year risk in primary prevention. ... The guideline also aimed to more accurately identify higher-risk patients who will benefit from statin therapy, Dr.
I think that what the guideline emphasizes is the level of evidence behind these treatments. ... Q: The guidelines stress the effectiveness of multidisciplinary teams in managing these patients.