Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New clinical practice guideline on community acquired pneumonia

In its latest clinical practice guideline on community-acquired pneumonia the American Thoracic Society's guidelines panel addresses the use of nucleic acid-based testing for non-influenza viral pathogens. The guideline was ...

Oncology & Cancer

ASH issues guidance for preventing, treating VTE in cancer

(HealthDay)—In a clinical guideline from the American Society of Hematology, published online Feb. 11 in Blood Advances, recommendations are presented for the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidelines developed for care of adults with Down syndrome

(HealthDay)—In an evidence-based clinical guideline, published online Oct. 20 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, recommendations are presented for the medical care of adults with Down syndrome.

Surgery

Guidance issued for elective orthopedic surgery during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—In new guidelines from the International Consensus Group, published in the July 15 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, recommendations are presented for the reintroduction of elective orthopedic surgery ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

International recommendations for nontuberculous mycobacteria

NTMs are closely related to tuberculosis bacteria and can (but do not need to) cause infectious diseases in humans. They are called "nontuberculous mycobacteria" (NTMs) to distinguish them from tuberculosis bacteria. There ...

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