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Guideline Summaries In Progress

NGC is currently working on 96 guidelines that have met the NGC Inclusion Criteria.

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

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American Academy of Dermatology (1)

Guidelines of care for the management of acne vulgaris.

American Academy of Neurology (1)

New Practice advisory: the utility of EEG theta/beta power ratio in ADHD diagnosis: report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1)

Consensus statement: using laryngeal electromyography for the diagnosis and treatment of vocal cord paralysis.

American College of Chest Physicians (1)

Chronic cough due to gastroesophageal reflux in adults: CHEST guideline and Expert Panel report.

American College of Emergency Physicians (2)

Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute carbon monoxide poisoning.

Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation of adult patients with suspected transient ischemic attack in the emergency department.

American College of Physicians (2)

New Diagnosis of acute gout: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians.

New Management of acute and recurrent gout: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians.

American College of Prosthodontists (1)

Clinical practice guidelines for recall and maintenance of patients with tooth-borne and implant-borne dental restorations.

American College of Radiology (7)

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® back pain—child.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic extremity joint pain—suspected inflammatory arthritis.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® hematospermia.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® imaging of possible tuberculosis.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® renal transplant dysfunction.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® stress (fatigue/insufficiency) fracture, including sacrum, excluding other vertebrae.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® urinary tract infection—child.

American College of Rheumatology (2)

2015 recommendations for the management of polymyalgia rheumatica: a European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology collaborative initiative.

American College of Rheumatology/Spondylitis Association of America/Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network 2015 recommendations for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis and nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis.

American Dental Association (1)

Evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the use of pit-and-fissure sealants: a report of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

American Gastroenterological Association Institute (1)

New American Gastroenterological Association Institute guideline on the management of Crohn's disease after surgical resection.

American Optometric Association (1)

Comprehensive adult eye and vision examination.

American Physical Therapy Association, Inc., The Orthopaedic Section (1)

Heel pain—plantar fasciitis: revision 2014.

American Physical Therapy Association, Neurology Section (1)

Vestibular rehabilitation for peripheral vestibular hypofunction: an evidence-based clinical practice guideline.

American Society for Microbiology (2)

Effectiveness of practices to increase timeliness of providing targeted therapy for inpatients with bloodstream infections: a Laboratory Medicine Best Practices systematic review and meta-analysis.

Effectiveness of preanalytic practices on contamination and diagnostic accuracy of urine cultures: a Laboratory Medicine Best Practices systematic review and meta-analysis.

American Society for Radiation Oncology (1)

New Palliative radiation therapy for bone metastases: update of an ASTRO evidence-based guideline.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (4)

New Combined hormonal contraception and the risk of venous thromboembolism: a guideline.

New Fertility drugs and cancer: a guideline.

New Prevention and treatment of moderate and severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: a guideline.

New Uterine septum: a guideline.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (5)

Endocrine therapy for hormone receptor–positive metastatic breast cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology guideline.

New Integration of palliative care into standard oncology care: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline update.

Management of chronic pain in survivors of adult cancers: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline.

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for newly diagnosed, advanced ovarian cancer: Society of Gynecologic Oncology and American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline.

Society of Surgical Oncology–American Society for Radiation Oncology–American Society of Clinical Oncology consensus guideline on margins for breast-conserving surgery with whole-breast irradiation in ductal carcinoma in situ.

Aragon Institute for Health Sciences (1)

New Clinical practice guideline for the management of patients with Parkinson's disease.

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (5)

New Guideline for hand hygiene.

New Guideline for minimally invasive surgery.

New Guideline for patient information management.

New Guideline for safe use of energy-generating devices.

New Guideline for surgical smoke safety.

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Brain Trauma Foundation (1)

New Guidelines for the management of severe traumatic brain injury, 4th edition.

British HIV Association (1)

British HIV Association guidelines for the treatment of HIV-1-positive adults with antiretroviral therapy 2015 (2016 interim update).

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2)

U.S. medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use, 2016.

U.S. selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use, 2016.

College of American Pathologists (1)

Bone marrow synoptic reporting for hematologic neoplasms: guideline from the College of American Pathologists Pathology and Laboratory Quality Center.

Colorado Division of Workers' Compensation (1)

Lower extremity injury medical treatment guidelines.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons (11)

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline for pretreatment endocrine evaluation of patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline for the diagnosis of patients with positional plagiocephaly: the role of imaging.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline for the management of patients with positional plagiocephaly: the role of physical therapy.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline for the management of patients with residual or recurrent nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on posttreatment follow-up evaluation of patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on preoperative imaging assessment of patients with suspected nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on pretreatment ophthalmology evaluation in patients with suspected nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on primary management of patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on surgical techniques and technologies for the management of patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on the management of patients with positional plagiocephaly: the role of repositioning.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons systematic review and evidence-based guideline on the role of cranial molding orthosis (helmet) therapy for patients with positional plagiocephaly.

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Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (7)

New Hospital-based violence intervention programs targeting adult populations: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma evidence-based review.

New Management of adult pancreatic injuries: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

Management of penetrating extraperitoneal rectal injuries: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline.

Pain management for blunt thoracic trauma: a joint practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Trauma Anesthesiology Society.

Prevention of fall-related injuries in the elderly.

Prevention of firearm-related injuries with restrictive licensing and concealed carry laws: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma systematic review.

Surgery or stenting for colonic obstruction: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

European Renal Best Practice (1)

Clinical practice guideline on management of older patients with chronic kidney disease stage 3b or higher (eGFR <45 mL/min/1.73 m2).

European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (1)

Self-expandable metal stents for obstructing colonic and extracolonic cancer: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) clinical guideline.

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Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International & Southeast Regional Newborn Screening and Genetics Consortium (1)

Updated, web-based nutrition management guideline for PKU: an evidence and consensus based approach.

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Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (1)

Pain: assessment, non-opioid treatment approaches and opioid management.

International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (1)

IAPAC guidelines for optimizing the HIV care continuum for adults and adolescents.

International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (5)

IWGDF guidance on footwear and offloading interventions to prevent and heal foot ulcers in patients with diabetes.

IWGDF guidance on the diagnosis and management of foot infections in persons with diabetes.

IWGDF guidance on the diagnosis, prognosis and management of peripheral artery disease in patients with foot ulcers in diabetes.

IWGDF guidance on the prevention of foot ulcers in at-risk patients with diabetes.

IWGDF guidance on use of interventions to enhance the healing of chronic ulcers of the foot in diabetes.

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Laboratory Medicine Best Practices (1)

Lipoprotein biomarkers and risk of cardiovascular disease: a Laboratory Medicine Best Practices (LMBP) systematic review.

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National Blood Authority (1)

Patient blood management guidelines: module 6 - neonatal and paediatrics.

National Guideline Alliance (1)

Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities: prevention, assessment and management.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (6)

End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management.

HIV testing: increasing uptake among people who may have undiagnosed HIV (Joint NICE and Public Health England guideline).

Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management.

Oral health for adults in care homes.

Physical health of people in prison.

Transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings.

Neurocritical Care Society (1)

Evidence-based guidelines for the management of large hemispheric infarction: a statement for health care professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and the German Society for Neuro-Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine.

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Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (2)

Guideline for the prevention of oral and oropharyngeal mucositis in children receiving treatment for cancer or undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Guideline for the treatment of breakthrough and the prevention of refractory chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in children with cancer.

Program in Evidence-based Care (3)

Bone health and bone-targeted therapies for prostate cancer.

Clinical utility of multigene profiling assays in invasive early-stage breast cancer.

Systemic therapy in the curative treatment of head and neck squamous cell cancer.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (4)

New Folic acid supplementation for the prevention of neural tube defects: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Primary care interventions to support breastfeeding: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Serologic screening for genital herpes infection: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Statin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

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World Health Organization (1)

Guideline: updates on HIV and infant feeding: the duration of breastfeeding, and support from health services to improve feeding practices among mothers living with HIV.

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (1)

Guideline for prevention and management of pressure ulcers (injuries).

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