Guidelines in Progress

The list below identifies guidelines that have not yet been posted to the NGC Web site because they are being processed. This list includes both new and updated guidelines that meet the NGC Inclusion Criteria and for which NGC has received the necessary copyright permissions. Guideline titles are listed alphabetically by guideline developer.

New reflects guidelines added to the NGC work queue within the last 2 weeks.

NGC currently contains 84 guidelines in progress.

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American Academy of Neurology (2)
  • Evidence-based guideline summary: evaluation, diagnosis, and management of congenital muscular dystrophy: report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Issues Review Panel of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
  • Practice guideline: idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: response to shunting and predictors of response: report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (1)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons clinical practice guideline on surgical management of osteoarthritis of the knee.
American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2)
  • Clinical practice guideline for the treatment of intrinsic circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders: advanced sleep-wake phase disorder (ASWPD), delayed sleep-wake phase disorder (DSWPD), non-24-hour sleep-wake rhythm disorder (N24SWD), and irregular sleep-wake rhythm disorder (ISWRD). An update for 2015.
  • Clinical practice guideline for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliance therapy: an update for 2015.
American Cancer Society (1)
  • Breast cancer screening for women at average risk: 2015 guideline update from the American Cancer Society.
American College of Radiology (20)
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® acute nonspecific chest pain — low probability of coronary artery disease.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® acute onset flank pain — suspicion of stone disease (urolithiasis).
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® acute pelvic pain in the reproductive age group.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic elbow pain.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® clinically suspected pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM).
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® fever without source or unknown origin — child.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® follow-up of malignant or aggressive musculoskeletal tumors.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® head trauma.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Hodgkin lymphoma—unfavorable clinical stage I and II.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® imaging after total hip arthroplasty.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® local-regional therapy for resectable oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® low back pain.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® myelopathy.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® osteonecrosis of the hip.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® pretreatment planning of invasive cancer of the cervix.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® radiologic management of hepatic malignancy.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® radiologic management of thoracic nodules and masses.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® renal cell carcinoma staging.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® routine chest radiography.
American Gastroenterological Association Institute (2)
  • American Gastroenterological Association Institute guideline on the diagnosis and management of Lynch syndrome.
  • American Gastroenterological Association Institute guideline on the role of upper gastrointestinal biopsy to evaluate dyspepsia in the adult patient in the absence of visible mucosal lesions. 
American Geriatrics Society (2)
  • American Geriatrics Society abstracted clinical practice guideline for postoperative delirium in older adults.
  • American Geriatrics Society updated Beers Criteria for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults.
American Thoracic Society (2)
  • New An official American Thoracic Society clinical practice guideline: the diagnosis of intensive care unit-acquired weakness in adults.
  • Official American Thoracic Society technical standards: spirometry in the occupational setting.
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (5)
  • Guideline for care of the patient receiving moderate sedation/analgesia.
  • Guideline for prevention of retained surgical items.
  • Guideline for prevention of unplanned patient hypothermia.
  • Guideline for processing flexible endoscopes.
  • Guideline for radiation safety.