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Guideline Summaries In Progress

NGC is currently working on 101 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 Neurology (3)

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.

Practice guideline summary: treatment of restless legs syndrome in adults: report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

Practice guideline summary: use of fMRI in the presurgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy: report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (1)

New American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons clinical practice guideline on management of osteoarthritis of the hip.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (1)

Clinical practice guideline for the pharmacologic treatment of chronic insomnia in adults: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine clinical practice guideline.

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 initial evaluation and management of patients presenting to the emergency department in early pregnancy.

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2)

Cervical and thoracic spine disorders.

Low back disorders.

American College of Physicians (4)

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

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

Oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a clinical practice guideline update from the American College of Physicians.

New Pharmacologic treatment of hypertension in adults aged 60 years or older to higher versus lower blood pressure targets: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family 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 (12)

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic chest pain—high probability of coronary artery disease.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic hip pain.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chronic liver disease.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® chylothorax treatment planning.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® dyspnea—suspected cardiac origin.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® evaluation of nipple discharge.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® plexopathy.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® prostate cancer—pretreatment detection, surveillance, and staging.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® pulsatile abdominal mass, suspected abdominal aortic aneurysm.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® suspected liver metastases.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® suspected physical abuse—child.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® suspected pulmonary hypertension.

American College of Rheumatology (3)

New 2015 American College of Rheumatology guideline for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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 Gastroenterological Association Institute (1)

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

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

Heel pain—plantar fasciitis: revision 2014.

American Society for Radiation Oncology (1)

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

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (5)

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

Fertility drugs and cancer: a guideline.

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

Role of assisted hatching in in vitro fertilization: a guideline.

Uterine septum: a guideline.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (6)

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

Management of small renal masses: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline.

Postmastectomy radiotherapy: an American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society for Radiation Oncology, and Society of Surgical Oncology focused guideline update.

New Prevention and monitoring of cardiac dysfunction in survivors of adult cancers: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline.

New Sentinel lymph node biopsy for patients with early-stage breast cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology clinical practice guideline update.

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)

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

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (5)

Guideline for hand hygiene.

Guideline for minimally invasive surgery.

Guideline for patient information management.

Guideline for safe use of energy-generating devices.

Guideline for surgical smoke safety.

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Brain Trauma Foundation (1)

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

British Association of Dermatologists (1)

New British Association of Dermatologists' guidelines for the management of contact dermatitis 2017.

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Canadian Cardiovascular Society (1)

Canadian Cardiovascular Society and Canadian Pediatric Cardiology Association position statement on the approach to syncope in the pediatric patient.

Canadian Chiropractic Guideline Initiative (1)

The treatment of neck pain-associated disorders and whiplash-associated disorders: a clinical practice guideline.

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (1)

New Recommendations on behavioural interventions for the prevention and treatment of cigarette smoking among school-aged children and youth.

CancerControl Alberta (1)

Breast reconstruction following prophylactic or therapeutic mastectomy for breast cancer.

College of American Pathologists (1)

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

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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Department of Veterans Affairs (1)

New VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for opioid therapy for chronic pain.

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Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (7)

New Damage control resuscitation in patients with severe traumatic hemorrhage: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

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

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

New Operative fixation of rib fractures after blunt trauma: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.

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

New Prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism in pediatric trauma: a practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the Pediatric Trauma Society.

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 Respiratory Society (1)

European Respiratory Society guidelines for the diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia.

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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 Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (1)

Cardiac rehabilitation delivery model for low-resource settings: an International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation consensus statement.

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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 Guideline Alliance (1)

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

National Guideline Centre (2)

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

Physical health of people in prison.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (2)

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

New Spondyloarthritis in over 16s: diagnosis and management.

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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Program in Evidence-based Care (3)

Bone health and bone-targeted therapies for prostate cancer.

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

Systemic therapy of incurable gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours.

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Society of Thoracic Surgeons (1)

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2017 clinical practice guidelines for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (6)

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.

Screening for gynecologic conditions with pelvic examination: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Screening for obstructive sleep apnea in adults: 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.

University of Michigan Health System (1)

Care of the hospitalized patient with acute exacerbation of COPD.

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World Health Organization (1)

New Global guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infection.