Guidelines & Reports

NCCN Guideline: Adult Cancer Pain

9 Aug, 2019 | 08:12h | UTC

NICE Guideline: Motor Neuron Disease

24 Jul, 2019 | 09:32h | UTC

The Lancet Series: Oral Health

21 Jul, 2019 | 21:24h | UTC

Oral Health – The Lancet (free articles and commentaries – registration required)

 

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The Lancet Psychiatry Commission: a blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness – The Lancet Psychiatry (free registration required)

Executive Summary and Podcast: A blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness (free summary, audio and other resources)

Commentaries: Global commission into health inequities of mental illness gives blueprint for change – NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University (free) AND People with mental illness experience poorer physical health, and the gap may be getting worse, experts say – ABC News (free) AND Why people with mental illness may face poorer physical health and early death – CNN (free)

Related WHO Guideline: Management of Physical Health Conditions in Adults with Severe Mental Disorders (free)

 

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Korean Alcohol Guidelines for Moderate Drinking Based on Facial Flushing – Korean Journal of Family Medicine (free PDF)

“individuals with flushing reaction should maintain an alcohol consumption level half of that for non-flushers.”

 


Consensus Statement on Renal Denervation

14 Jul, 2019 | 19:00h | UTC

Quality Improvement Goals for Acute Kidney Injury – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free)

 

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NCCN Guideline: Acute Myeloid Leukemia

2 Jul, 2019 | 01:16h | UTC

IDSA Draft Lyme Disease Guidelines

30 Jun, 2019 | 17:48h | UTC

ESMO Guideline: Early Breast Cancer

24 Jun, 2019 | 01:49h | UTC

Guideline: Arthroscopic Meniscal Surgery

24 Jun, 2019 | 01:38h | UTC

Wellcome Global Monitor How does the world feel about science and health? (free PDF)

Report Summary: Wellcome Global Monitor 2018 (free)

News Release: How much does the world trust medical experts and vaccines? (free)

Commentaries: Japan and Ukraine most likely to doubt safety of vaccines – Nature (free) AND Global trust strong in healthcare, scientists, vaccines—with exceptions – CIDRAP (free) AND Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds – Reuters (free) AND Vaccines: Low trust in vaccination ‘a global crisis’ – BBC (free)

 

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Choosing Wisely Canada-Top Five List in Hepatology: Official Position Statement of the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (CASL) and Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) – Annals of Hepatology (free)

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UK / Choosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada

1 – Don’t order serum ammonia to diagnose or manage hepatic encephalopathy (HE).

2 – Don’t routinely transfuse fresh frozen plasma, platelets or give Vitamin K to reverse abnormal tests of coagulation in patients with cirrhosis prior to abdominal paracentesis, endoscopic variceal band ligation, or any other minor invasive procedures.

3 – Don’t order HFE genotyping based on serum ferritin values alone to diagnose hereditary hemochromatosis.

4 – Don’t perform computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) routinely to monitor benign focal liver lesions (ex. focal nodal hyperplasia, hemangioma).

5 – Don’t repeat hepatitis C viral load testing in an individual who has established chronic infection, outside of antiviral treatment.

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