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Practice Guidelines

Practice Guidelines summarize important clinical recommendations from major medical organizations and the federal government.

Apr 1, 2005 Issue
Medication Guide for Amiodarone


Mar 15, 2005 Issue
Evidence-Based Guidelines for Neuroimaging in Patients with Nonacute Headache
New guidelines for diagnostic testing in patients with nonacute headache have been released by the U.S. Headache Consortium and endorsed by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Headache Society (AHS), the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the National Headache Foundation (NHF).


Mar 15, 2005 Issue
Lymphogranuloma Venereum Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a systemic, sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a variety of the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. A report on LGV is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


Mar 1, 2005 Issue
Availability of 24-hour Clinician Information Line and Addition of Topics


Mar 1, 2005 Issue
Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents
The National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents has issued its Fourth Report on the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents.


Mar 1, 2005 Issue
Treatment of Migraine Headache in Children and Adolescents


Feb 15, 2005 Issue
ACS/ADA/AHA Issue Core Recommendations for Preventing Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, and Diabetes
The American Cancer Society (ACS), the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and the American Heart Association (AHA) have issued core recommendations for the prevention and early detection of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.


Feb 15, 2005 Issue
Pain and Anxiety Treatment in Children During Emergencies


Feb 15, 2005 Issue
Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia


Feb 1, 2005 Issue
ACG Releases Updated Practice Guidelines for Ulcerative Colitis in Adults
Updated practice guidelines for the treatment of ulcerative colitis in adults have been issued by the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG's) Practice Parameters Committee.


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