News tagged with guidelines
People with strokes caused by blood clots fared better in hospitals participating in the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke program according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes ...
Cardiology May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Practitioners might consider discontinuing prophylactic antibiotics for patients with prosthetic implants undergoing dental procedures, and these patients should be encouraged to maintain appropriate ...
Dentistry May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In the May issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Associate Editor Karen Nachay writes about how food manufacturers are trying to overcome formulation challenges to dev ...
Health May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that as many as 200,000 central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) have been prevented among patients in intensive care units ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Doing just half the amount of recommended exercise can be enough to reduce the risk of serious illness, research from the Department for Health have found.
Cardiology May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A quality improvement platform developed at Boston Children's Hospital could help health care provider groups continuously improve their medical practice, curbing costs and improving patient outcomes. Successful outcomes ...
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Physicians from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the University of Calgary have published a review article in the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) to help family doctors diagnose and treat fibromy ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
90 percent of pediatric specialists not following clinical guidelines when treating preschoolers with ADHD
A recent study by pediatricians from the Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York examined to what extent pediatric physicians adhere to American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) clinical guidelines regarding pharmacotherapy ...
Attention deficit disorders May 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Most Americans are falling short when it comes to exercise, a new government report shows.
Health May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Beth Meyerson, health policy expert at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, said the new screening guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force represent an important shift ...
HIV & AIDS May 02, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Hands-only CPR (CPR without mouth-to-mouth resuscitation), may not be the best method for rural or remote areas or for anyone who has to wait more than a few minutes for an ambulance, a new study suggests.
Cardiology May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The American Thoracic Society has released new official clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), the acute airway narrowing that occurs as a result of exercise.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Physicians from the Departments of Pediatrics and Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) are proposing that current pediatric guidelines and practices could be implemented ...
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a method of predicting which patients with heart disease would benefit more from surgery and which would benefit more from angioplasty.
Cardiology Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Even people who are slightly obese could be candidates for weight-loss surgery under new guidelines released by three U.S. medical groups.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A guideline is any document that aims to streamline particular processes according to a set routine. By definition, following a guideline is never mandatory (protocol would be a better term for a mandatory procedure). Guidelines are an essential part of the larger process of governance.
Guidelines may be issued by and used by any organization (governmental or private) to make the actions of its employees or divisions more predictable, and presumably of higher quality.
Examples or guidelines are:
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