News tagged with guidelines
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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
Focusing prostate cancer testing on men at highest risk of developing the disease is likely to improve the ratio between benefits and the harms of screening, suggests a paper published today in BMJ.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Quality improvement (QI) methods can be used to rapidly implement national guidelines relating to appropriate first-line antibiotic therapy for children aged 3 months or older with community-acquired ...
Pediatrics Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Based on a review of relevant evidence, 74 recommendations have been issued in updated clinical practice guidelines for bariatric surgery, according to a study published in the March issue of ...
Surgery Apr 10, 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
Researchers at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center have developed new guidelines to treat recently diagnosed multiple myeloma patients who are not participating in clinical trials. The guidelines give physicians practical, easy to ...
Cancer Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Men with an inherited genetic condition called Lynch syndrome face a higher lifetime risk of developing prostate cancer and appear to develop the disease at an earlier age, according to a new study led by ...
Cancer Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Clinical research needs to optimise its agenda by taking into consideration both patients' and clinicians' needs and interests. This is the goal of a four-year project funded by the EU's Seventh Framework ...
Other Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A UCLA study shows that heart failure medications recommended by national guidelines are highly cost effective in saving lives and may also provide savings to the health care system.
Cardiology Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Radiation oncologists at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital are stressing the need for evidence-based, standardized guidelines on dietary recommendations for cancer patients—and with good reason. A new analysis revealed ...
Cancer Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scholarly journals need to ensure that their peer reviewers act constructively, respect confidentiality and avoid conflicts of interests, according to new guidelines launched by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
Other Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
'When in doubt, sit them out' should be the new catchphrase for parents and coaches of children who have received a concussion.
Health Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Colonoscopy is one of the most effective cancer screening procedures available. Colon cancer grows very slowly and can be treated if caught early through screening. But, perhaps because of this success, older Americans are ...
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Despite overwhelming evidence about the benefits of physical activity for children, most American youngsters are not meeting the federal recommendation of 60 minutes a day.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0