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Nov 1, 2012 - ...Study Design: Practice guideline Funding Source: Foundation Setting: Various (guideline) Synopsis: These guidelines are based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of research investigating the usefulness of various imaging studies in patients with low-back pain. Based on a...

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Oct 1, 2012 - ...3. Rosenfeld RM, Andes D, Bhattacharyya N, et al. Clinical practice guideline: adult sinusitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;137(3 suppl):S1–S31. Read the full article. Get immediate access, anytime, anywhere. Choose a single article, issue, or full-access subscription. Earn up...

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Apr 15, 2009 - ...is not fully known, and physicians—especially those not providing prenatal care—may be uncomfortable prescribing them. Clinical practice guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommend that pharmacotherapy be considered when a pregnant woman is otherwise...

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Dec 1, 2007 - ...embolism (PE) and the postphlebitic syndrome that can complicate deep venous thrombosis (DVT). Snow and colleagues present clinical practice guidelines derived from a recent systematic review of the evidence completed by members of the Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based...

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Oct 1, 2007 - ...and colleagues systematically reviewed the risks and benefits of screening mammography for women in their 40s to form a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. The Study: Data sources for this systematic review included English-language articles...

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Sep 1, 2006 - ...editor’s note: It remains to be seen if this study will affect current practice guidelines for the management of obesity in primary care.1 In the interim, family physicians should continue to balance benefits and risks when discussing weight loss options with obese patients....

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Aug 1, 2006 - ...are thought to be at risk for rebound angina, hypertension, or even myocardial infarction. While awaiting an anticipated change in practice guidelines, physicians are urged to counsel patients not to suddenly discontinue beta blockers. Physicians also should reconsider the optimal...

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Jul 15, 2006 - ...EDITOR'S NOTE: Regarding the evaluation of children with first UTI, the American Academy of Pediatrics Clinical Practice Guidelines, published in 1999, state that surgical procedures or antibiotic therapy may prevent renal damage in children with VUR who are at risk of renal failure...

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Mar 1, 2006 - ...Study Design: Practice guideline Synopsis: Patients with dyspepsia may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer, functional (nonulcer) dyspepsia, or, rarely, malignancy. The authors reviewed the literature and based their recommendations on the results of the best...

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Sep 1, 2005 - ...Impact of Practice Guidelines on Treatment of Pneumonia Am Fam Physician. 2005 Sep 1;72(5):932. One of the leading causes of mortality in the United States is community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). After the introduction of antimicrobial therapy the mortality rate dropped substantially....

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May 1, 2005 - ...table). If the testing is negative, a graded challenge is appropriate. Medicolegal issues may arise, however, because current practice guidelines recommend desensitization. View/Print Table Clinical Options for Managing Patients with Penicillin Allergy Who Have a Compelling Need for...

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May 1, 2005 - ...Synopsis: Although practice guidelines abound on the best treatment of acute coronary syndromes, a simplified method for applying the best evidence would help many physicians. In this meta-analysis, the authors searched standard evidence-based sources, including the Cochrane...

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May 1, 2005 - ...on rates and predictors of bone mineral density (BMD) testing, and articles on interventions to increase testing rates. Of the 17 practice guidelines included in the review, almost one third did not provide information on how the guidelines were established, and more than one half...

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Feb 1, 2005 - ...therapy for low-back pain (Fritz JM, et al. Comparison of classification-based physical therapy with therapy based on clinical practice guidelines for patients with acute low back pain: a randomized clinical trial. Spine July 1, 2003; 13:1363–72). Bottom Line: Physical therapy...

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Feb 1, 2005 - ...disease. Based on this analysis, the ACP has made the recommendations listed inthe accompanying table, noting that these are clinical practice guidelines and are not intended to override physician judgment. View/Print Table Recommendations for Lipid Control in Patients with Type 2...

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Nov 15, 2004 - ...in the United States, despite advances in understanding the underlying risk factors and drug therapy options, and the development of practice guidelines for secondary prevention. Many patients fail to meet their clinical treatment goals because of poor physician adherence to...

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Jul 1, 2004 - ...Study Design: Practice guideline Synopsis: The British Hypertension Society has issued its fourth update on the treatment of hypertension (BHS-IV). The guidelines give a strength-of-recommendation (SOR) level on the basis of the quality of evidence, ranging from A (directly based on...

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Aug 1, 2003 - ...Practice guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend renal ultrasonography and voiding cystourethrography (VCUG) in all children two months to two years of age with a documented first urinary tract infection (UTI). Other authorities have suggested using renal...

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Feb 15, 2003 - ...inhaled beta agonists in this fashion, intravenous administration of the medication may provide an earlier response. Current clinical practice guidelines from Europe, Canada, and the United States suggest that beta agonists can be administered intravenously or subcutaneously as...

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Nov 1, 2002 - ...third of cases when the appendix is perforated or gangrenous. Helmer and colleagues studied the effect of an evidence-based clinical practice guideline in reducing infectious complications of appendectomy. View/Print Figure Appendicitis Protocol FIGURE. Standardized protocol for...

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Nov 1, 2001 - ...Society of Internal Medicine and the American College of Chest Physicians coordinated to develop an evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the management of acute exacerbations in COPD patients. The guidelines present the available evidence on risk stratification for relapse...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/1101/p1614.html

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May 15, 2001 - ...databases, the clinical trials registry of the Cochrane Library and the bibliographies of relevant systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines to identify randomized trials of at least one year in duration that included CHD events and mortality, and all-cause mortality as...

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Feb 15, 2001 - ...been treating GABHS with non-pencillin therapies. It may force the Infectious Diseases Society of America to reevaluate its Clinical Practice Guideline from 1998. However, whether the significant additional cost of a macrolide or cephalosporin antibiotic compared with penicillin is...

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Nov 1, 2000 - ...have proved to be effective as both initial and maintenance therapy. Despite the lack of proven efficacy from clinical trials, practice guidelines from the psychiatric literature recommend a combination of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy as the treatment of choice in patients with...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1101/p2125.html

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Jul 1, 2000 - ...The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has revised a practice guideline on the treatment of eating disorders. The APA states that patients with eating disorders display a broad range of symptoms that occur along a continuum between those of anorexia nervosa and those of bulimia...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0701/p185.html

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Oct 1, 2000 - ...Studies have shown that up to 38 percent of women suffer from urinary incontinence. Current clinical practice guidelines recommend the use of anticholinergic agents as first-line pharmacologic treatment, as well as behavioral training to decrease episodes of incontinence. Other...

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Oct 1, 2000 - ...The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a clinical practice guideline about early detection of DDH, including an algorithm (see the accompanying figure on page 1669) to guide physicians who care for small children. It is important to remember that no physical examination...

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Jun 1, 2000 - ...with physicians and other medical professionals who treat nursing home–acquired pneumonia. From this research they developed a practice guideline. Eleven skilled nursing facilities were involved in the study. Of the 171 patients who were more than 65 years of age, 239 episodes of...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0601/p3444.html

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