Clinical guidelines on CINV management
These are the latest guidelines on antiemetic managagement of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting published on The Oncologist. Below that, an article from Supportive Oncology discusses the most relevant changes made in the 2006 update.
Clinical guidelines on pneumonia management and treatment
This post features two clinical guidelines on the management of community acquired pneumonia.
The British Thoracic Society updated this year many recommendations, including when to order a chest X-ray, and antibiotic management.
The guidelines issued by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the AmericanThoracic Society have relevant recommendations concerning empirical antimicrobial therapy and its duration.
Clinical guidelines on the management of hepatitis B infection
New clinical practice guidelines on the management of hepatitis B were published this year in Annals of Internal Medicine. These guidelines are the result of the latest National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement on hepatitis B.
Updated recommendations on aspirin for cardiovascular disease prevention
Latest 2009 recommendations for the use of aspirin in the prevention of cardiovascular disease. These recommendations were issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Antidepressants podcast: comments on the latest ACP clinical guidelines
Essential Evidence Plus, formerly InfoPOEMs is a service by John Wiley and Sons that aims to give physicians succinct medical evidence that will impact in their medical practice. In this podcast Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes (National Public Radio) discuss the POEM that analyzes the ACP guidelines (published in Annals of Internal Medicine) on antidepressants. […]