News tagged with guidance
Hastings Center calls on health care professionals and organizations to meet standards for good care near the end of lif
People with chronic or life-threatening illnesses often experience problems with their care, including confusion and conflict over how to make good decisions, poor communication with care providers, inadequate pain and symptom ...
Health May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Additional legislation and guidance around surrogate pregnancy is needed for healthcare professionals, says a new review published today (19th April) in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new extension to the PRISMA guideline on reporting systemic reviews and meta-analyses (types of studies that analyse information from many studies) will help authors to give a more robust summary (abstract) of their study ...
Other Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new Guidance recently published by the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) reflects the most current advances in the diagnosis and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A panel of federal health experts is overwhelmingly recommending approval for a long-acting inhaler to treat people suffering from chronic lung disease.
Medications Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Only recently has it become possible to create high-quality images of the brain plaques characteristic of Alzheimer's disease in living people through positron emission tomography (PET). Even so, questions remain about what ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Opinions of the tooth fairy as kind and giving may need to be revised following "mounting reports of less child-friendly activity", says a paper published in the BMJ Christmas edition and appearing online today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says it will collaborate with medical device manufacturers on a public-private partnership designed to speed up the development of new medical technology.
Medications Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The number of employed physicians is rising, prompting adoption of physician employment principles by the American Medical Association, presented at the American Medical Association Interim ...
Other Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A New Hampshire judge says a hospital tied to a hepatitis C outbreak must grant public health officials broad access to patient records.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of grandparent caregivers continues to grow, and while these older adults may be experienced in caring for young children, many are unaware of more recent safety and other recommendations – including those related ...
Pediatrics Oct 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hearing and balance-related problems are often chronic conditions which can be managed but not always cured. Now new guidance by the British Society of Audiology – devised in collaboration with the National ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UK medical school teaching on physical activity is "sparse or non-existent," finds research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine today.
Health Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by the University of Chicago Crime Lab, in partnership with the Chicago Public Schools and local nonprofits Youth Guidance and World Sport Chicago, provides rigorous scientific evidence that a violence reduction ...
Health Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Aneurysm screening for men aged over 65 is cost effective and rescreening those at highest risk, at least once, should be considered, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Cardiology Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0